King Saumitra | Last King of Ikshvaku Dynasty

King Saumitra was the last King in the Ikshvaku dynasty. Though he was born in the lineage of Lord Rama, his foremost ancestors who belonged to the Ishvaku dynasty are ruled before several lakhs of years, and it is believed that, Lord Rama ruled Ayodhya before 17,55,000+ odd years. King Saumitra was an able ruler, […]

Kumari Bai

Ma Kumari Bai (15th century AD) was a female saint and a great poet who had composed lot of devotional songs and sung in praise of Lord Krishna. According to legend, she was born in a pious Brahmin family in a village at Gujarat. She got married to a noble person and lived her life […]

Ancient Coins of India

Ancient coins of India were made out of gold and silver, and it would contain the faces of the kings and queens. During British period, we can find the faces of the British Viceroys and big officials in the coins. Alexandar the great had affixed various Greek gods and goddesses in the coins, in order […]

Ahilyabai Holkar Jayanti 2023 | Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Jayanti

Ahilyabai Holkar Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar, the hereditary noble queen of the Maratha Empire, in early-modern India. Ahilya Bai Holkar (31 May 1725 – 13 August 1795) established Maheshwar (in Madhya Pradesh) as the seat of Holkar Dynasty. 31 May 2023 is Ahilyabai Holkar Jayanti, date-wise, as per Gregorian Calendar. […]

Vaikom Vijayalakshmi

Vaikom Vijayalakshmi is a famous playback singer who hails from Kerala. She was born at Vaikom in the year 1981 and later she and her family shifted their place to Chennai. She is highly talented in performing vocal music concerts, and she has sung both film as well as devotional songs. Due to her high […]

Tenali Rama | Tenali Ramakrishna

Tenali Rama (15th century AD) was a poet in the court of the king Sri Krishnadevaraya. His birth name was Garlapati Ramakrishna. He was well known for his humorous activities. He was one among the other poets, at the court the Vijayanagara emperor, Sri Krishnadevaraya. LIFE Tenali Rama was born in a Brahmin family, in […]

Veera Chozhan River

Veera Chozhan is a river flowing in the Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu. Similar to the Kallanai Dam, built by the great Chola King “SRI KARIKALA CHOLA”, which would be frequently visited by the people, this River also attracts large number of visitors due to its natural beauty. Veeracholan River also flows in the Tiruvidaimaruthur Area, and it also passes […]

Mathura, Famous Dancer of Thanjavur

Mathura (10th Century AD) was a beautiful dancer, chaste and a pious woman of Thanjavur, who was also a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva, and she lived during the period of the great king Sri Rajarajachola. Her parents were Maran and Veniyammal, and she lived as a spinster throughout her lifetime. She sacrificed most of […]

Mahavir Jayanti 2023 | Mahavir Janma Kalyanak

Mahavir Jayanti, celebrating the birth of Lord Mahavir, 24th tirthankar who established central tenets of Jainism, is the major religious day for Jains. It includes prayers, temples decoration, abhishek, processions, offerings to poor, lectures, meditations, temple visits, etc. Mahavir Jayanti (Mahavir Janma Kalyanak) is celebrated on Shukla Trayodashi in Chaitra Month in Hindu Calendar. In […]


Nallathangal history is based on the sufferings faced by Nallathangal in her life and she is popularly worshipped by the people of Tamil Nadu. It is believed that she is still living in her temple and blessing her devotees. She had committed suicide by falling into the well along with her seven children due to starvation. On knowing about […]

Vavar Swami Katha, Story of Vavar Swami of Sabarimala

Vavar also called as Vavaraswami is considered as a friend of Lord Ayyappa. The shrine of Sri Vavaraswami is located at Sabarimala, and his mosque is also situated at Erumely. His shrine and mosque shows us the great friendly relationship between the hindu and muslim. In this Ayyappa temple, devotees of all castes and religions are considered as equal […]

Krishnaattam (Krishnanattam) | Dance form to tell Krishna’s Story

Krishnaattam (Krishnanattam) is a form of dance and drama which tells the wonderful story of Lord Krishna, and it is based on the divine text, Krishnagiti, which was written by King Samoodiri Manaveda who ruled the kingdom of Calicut during the 17th Century AD. This play is highly appreciated by the people of Kerala still […]

Raja Harishchandra | Legendary King Harishchandra in Puranas

Harichandra is a king of the Ikshvaku dynasty, and he was mentioned in the famous sacred texts: Mahabharata, the Markandeya Purana and the Devi-Bhagavata Purana. He was the son of the famous king Trishanku. According to the legend, Harichandra gave away all of his riches and also his family in order to fulfil the promise he had made to the sage Viswamitra. […]

King Purushottama, the Great | King Porus

King Purushottam (4th century BC) also known as Porus, was an ancient Indian king, who ruled the present day Punjab region in a glorious manner, and his significance was mentioned in ancient Greek texts. Porus was an excellent archer, he was talented in all kinds of arts, and he was also a great warrior. While […]

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 2023

Shivaji Maharaj

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Shivaji Maharaj. Tithi anusar (as per the Hindu calendar), Shivaji Maharaj was born on the third day of dark half of Phalguna month, Phalgun Krishna Paksha Tritiya. He was born as Shivaji Bhosle to Shahaji Bhonsle and Jijabai on 19 February 1630.

King Varaguna Pandiyan

King Varaguna Pandiyan is an ancient Pandiyan King, and he was the son of King Rajasimha, and his other name was Sadayavarma Pandiyan. The stone inscriptions about him are found in some of the Shiva Temples, and his idols are also installed in few temples of Lord Shiva. He has done lot of divine services […]

Maharana Pratap Smrutidin 2023

Maharana Pratap Smrutidin, Death Anniversary of Maharana Pratap, is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi, 11th day of waxing phase of moon in Magh Maas in Hindi Calendar. In 2023, Maharana Pratap Smrutidin date is February 1. Pratap Singh I, popularly known as Maharana Pratap, was a Hindu Rajput king of Mewar. He was titled as […]

Mehoji Manglia | Lokdevta Mehaji Manglia

Mehoji (14th century AD) also called as MehaJi Manglia is the village god of Rajasthan. His father was the king of Bapini region. Mehoji Mangalia, was born in the year 1332 AD in Bapini village in Jodhpur district at Rajasthan. Mehoji was married to a pious and a chaste good looking divine lady. Mehojiis praised […]

Sanghamitra | Daughter of Emperor Ashoka

Sanghamitra (3rd Century BC) was the pious daughter of the great emperor Ashoka. She and her brother were very much interested in the teachings of Buddha, and hence both of them went to Sri Lanka and spread the significance of Buddha. Though Ashoka was not interested to send his daughter to abroad, however, due to […]

Bharathiyar | Subramania Bharathi

C Subramania Bharathi, popularly known as Bharathiyar, (1882–1921) was a great personality who was specialized in diversified fields such as writing texts, composing poems, publishing journals and participating in the freedom fighting movement etc. He was an expert in writing Tamil poems, and due to that he had been awarded the title “Mahakavi Bharathi”. He […]