In stark contrast to the Abrahamic occidental worldview Dharmic indigenous cultures have always been worshipping different manifestations of the feminine. In Bhāratam this started as the worship of Grama Devis (Village tutelary goddess) & Kul Devis (family lineage goddess). The Belan Valley in Uttar Pradesh has been identified as anContinue Reading

The tiniest Union Territory of India, Lakshadweep is an archipelago consisting of 12 atolls, three reefs and five submerged banks.The name Lakshadweep in Malayalam and Sanskrit means ‘a hundred thousand islands’. Out of the present 36 islands only 10 islands are inhabited. It is only 496 kms from the coastalContinue Reading

Ma Seetla Mandir Lahore-b38d4785

There are two cities in Pakistani province of Punjab, Lahore & Kasur named respectively after the two súpútrãs of lord Rama Lúv and Kúsh. The city of “Labokla” mentioned in Ptolemy’s 2nd-century Guide to Geography is likely to have referred to Lahore. It is the birthplace of great Sanskrit Grammarian,Continue Reading