Mythology

Letters are not for granted

Letters are not for granted Something stirred inside me today while teaching a 14 year old , 9th grader how to write the alphabet . You read right , today in my time at Cresecent-a Muslim girls home at payanapilly , I was teaching a 9th grader how to write the alphabet in a two line… Continue reading Letters are not for granted

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Atlantis and Dwaraka : Same Islands with different names!

  The fundamental theory about both, Dwaraka and Atlantis, resembled two prehistoric cities that were submerged under the ocean brought on by vast destruction. For one thing, Dwaraka was a bunch of islands and not only a solitary city as the Archeological unearthings have demonstrated and so was Atlantis. Dwaraka was represented by a union… Continue reading Atlantis and Dwaraka : Same Islands with different names!

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WHY THERE ARE ONLY ONE OR FEW TEMPLES OF LORD BRAHMA IN INDIA?

In Hindu mythology, it is being said that Brahma, the origin of all creation has made a wide range of creatures that is Gods, devils and men from his own body. He has four heads which represents the 4 headings (Poorab, Pashchim, Uttar and Dakshin), 4 Vedas (Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva) and the 4… Continue reading WHY THERE ARE ONLY ONE OR FEW TEMPLES OF LORD BRAHMA IN INDIA?

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How come Parshuram is present in both the Ramayana and Mahabharata?

Before we dive deep into mythology to answer this question, let us put light on Parshuram’s role in both Mahabahrata and Ramayana. Parshuram is the sixth avatar of lord Vishnu as per the holy books of India. Just like other mythological characters, Parshuram is considered immortal and is bound to exist in different ages to… Continue reading How come Parshuram is present in both the Ramayana and Mahabharata?

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Was Taj Mahal originally a Shiva Temple?

As we all know that Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Tourists from all across the globe come to enthral the beauty of Taj Mahal. The fact that Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, is known by many.… Continue reading Was Taj Mahal originally a Shiva Temple?

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Theory Of Evolution: Hindu Mythology

No disclaimer, but this is actually a portrayal of timelines and how the incarnations of Vishnu came to this earth during different phrases and taught us into becoming advanced than we already were. While the Theory Of Evolution itself is not widely accepted but very famous, Let us for a change know what it is… Continue reading Theory Of Evolution: Hindu Mythology

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Purushottam Nagesh Oak: An example of Historical Revisionism or Wild Claims:

Historical revisionism is met by reinterpretation of historical records and changing views about the major historical events.In Historiography, this reinterpretation has seen a major trend and continues to be a process of refining the history and myth-history. Are they just wild claims or backed by some genuine reasoning, logic and proof or just some illogical… Continue reading Purushottam Nagesh Oak: An example of Historical Revisionism or Wild Claims:

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Deja Vu on Science Advancement and Ancient Hindu Mythology

Writing has power! I have always blabbered about how Ancient Technology by far outraces the present, but to an extent its not about whether these things existed but more about the basic concept and ideology behind writing these things. Imagine you are writing a Sci-Fi novel with elements including time-jumps and vicious time-keepers. I am… Continue reading Deja Vu on Science Advancement and Ancient Hindu Mythology

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The Parallels And Similarities Between Greek Mythology And Hindu Mythology

The mythologies around the world, Hindu, Greek, Egyptian, Scandinavian and pretty much everything else have numerous similarities and parallels. It is practically impossible to make an exhaustive list of common themes in Hindu and Greek mythology because of the wide variety of contradictory sources, and the innumerable nature of the legends and stories. I'll address… Continue reading The Parallels And Similarities Between Greek Mythology And Hindu Mythology

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There is a THREE in every religion !

Hey Folks, There is a reason why every post I have made (this being the second) is one or other  way connected to religion, myth and mythology. It fascinates me and guess what, I am not alone. "THREE" has a lot of significance. It's not just a mere number but something which find its presence in almost every other supernatural, mythical,mystical,… Continue reading There is a THREE in every religion !