Navrati Festival India Interesting facts 

Navrati Festival

This year it started September 21 and will end on September 29 Navratri–or the nine sacred days–mark the most auspicious days of the lunar calendar according to Hinduism. Celebrated with fervour and festivity all over India, and every Hindu community the world over, these nine days are dedicated solely to Maa Durga (goddess Durga) and her nine avatars. The prominent story... Read More
Hinduism’s nine most holy days, Navratri festival

Hinduism’s nine most holy days, Navratri festival

This year it started September 21 and will end on September 29 Navratri–or the nine sacred days–mark the most auspicious days of the lunar calendar according to Hinduism. Celebrated with fervour and festivity all over India, and every Hindu community the world over, these nine days are dedicated solely to Maa Durga (goddess Durga) and her nine avatars. The prominent story... Read More
Museum Kalibanga in Rajastan is reopen to the public

Museum Kalibanga in Rajastan is reopen to the public

The well-known Kalibanga Museum in the Hanumangarh area, Rajasthan State, was reopened to the public after a half-year break. The museum displays artifacts from the Indian Bronze Age, a period of Harappan civilization that existed in the region between 3000 and 2700 BC. The exhibit includes porcelain, mortars, bracelets, seals, statues, building bricks, stone balls and cubes with six points... Read More
A 14th century stone slab with Tamil inscriptions was found in India

A 14th century stone slab with Tamil inscriptions was found in India

A 14th century stone slab with Tamil inscriptions was found in Karnataka. Tamil people have different language and culture and yet the stone was found on the other side of the country. It was found while digging foundation for a house near Krishnarajapura in Bengaluru, capital of Karnataka. It was first sighted by Maniganda, a research scholar in the National... Read More
Kolkata: Indian museum India Interesting places 

Kolkata: Indian museum

The Indian Museum is the largest and oldest museum in India. It has rare collections of antiques, armour, ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings. It was founded by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in Kolkata, in 1814. The founder curator was Nathaniel Wallich, a Danish botanist. It has six sections comprising thirty five galleries of cultural and scientific artifacts... Read More