Rishabhanatha | Rishabhadeva | 1st Tirthankara of Jainism

Rishabhadeva also called Rishabhanatha is the first Jain Tirthankara of Jainism and he belongs to the Ikshvaku dynasty. Similar to Lord Buddha, he has renounced the worldly pleasures and become a saint. His teachings helped his followers and disciples to cross the chain of rebirths. It is believed that he lived before several millions of […]

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 […]

Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi

Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi. In 2022, Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi date is June 7, Tuesday. Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858), born as Manikarnika; was the queen of the Maratha-ruled Jhansi State, situated in the north-central part […]

Ahilyabai Holkar Jayanti 2022 | 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 2022 is Ahilyabai Holkar Jayanti, date-wise, as per Gregorian Calendar. […]

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji (1627–1680), also popularly called as Chhatrapati Shivaji, was a Maratha king and a noble person. During the year 1674, Shivaji had become the king of the Maratha Empire. At his teenage, Shivaji had got married and had children. He met the great saint and the Panduranga Devotee Tukaram, and after knowing about his significance, […]

King Divodasa

King Divodasa is an ancient king, who was mentioned in the Rigveda, and lived in the Treta Yuga. He was a close associate of Lord Indra, and he helped him towards winning in the battle with the demons. He is also a friend of the Ashvin Devas, since they healed his wounds, after the battles. […]

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 […]

Vikramaditya | King Vikramaditya

Vikramaditya was a great emperor of ancient India. He is a great personality, and gives respect to the learned scholars in his court. Ancient legends, praises him as a great king and a great valour, who is well known for his courage and kindness among his people. He was the ruler of Ujjain. He ruled […]

Maharana Pratap Smrutidin 2022

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 2022, Maharana Pratap Smrutidin date is February 12. Pratap Singh I, popularly known as Maharana Pratap, was a Hindu Rajput king of Mewar. He was titled as […]

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 […]

Birsa Bhagwan | Bhagwan Birsa Munda

Birsa Bhagawan (20th century AD) is considered an avatar of the Sun god, Lord Surya Bhagavan. He was born in a lower class Munda community, in a village in Maharashtra, and he had dedicated his entire life in worshipping Lord Krishna, after he read about the teachings of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. His sect of Munda […]

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 […]

Ancient Royal Palaces

In ancient periods, palaces of the kings and princes would be very rich in its appearance, and it would be built by them with much care and interest. The palaces would be engraved with golden pillars, and it gives a good outlook for the visitors. Among the royal palaces, the palace of Lord Krishna was […]

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 […]

Ancient Queens, Forgotten Heroines of Ancient India

We have almost forgotten our ancient queens, since most of them have dedicated their entire life for the sake of India’s Independence. They have also safeguarded our Hindu temples in India by bravely fighting with the Mughal kings, and with their little army they bravely participated in the war and had won the big army […]

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, […]

Yoga Guru Venkatasami Rao

Venkatasami Rao (1868-1922), who is popularly known as Master C.V.V, was a Yoga Guru and a saintly person, and he served as the chief in the Kumbakonam Municipal Council for some years, and after that, since he was interested in doing Yoga service, he has rendered yoga service for the wellness of the general public, […]

Svayamvaram | Svayamvara in Puranas & Ancient India

Svayamvara was an ancient practice, which was followed in ancient India, in which the girl after she attains the age of marriage would choose the groom from the assembled men at her palace, who would be mostly kings from other religion. Before the Svayamvara, the father of the bride would send his servants to other […]

Tanjore Painting | Thanjavur Painting

Thanjavur painting is a popular art form, which was founded in Thanjavur (also called as Tanjore). This form of art was first introduced during the 15th century AD, where the Nayakas and Rayas of Thanjavur were encouraged the arts like painting, dance and music, and they also patronised the spiritual writings written by the great […]

Kapilar | Famous Poet of Sangam Period

Kapilar was one of the famous poets during the Sangam period, which is considered to be more than 2000 years ago. He contributed more than 200 poems, and he is believed to have been lived during first century. He lived during the period of Karikala and King Pari. He closely moved with them, and took […]