A Visual Glossary of Hindu Architecture
Adisthana - the decorative raised platform on which a temple is built. Alasa kanya - a decorative...
Agni is the Hindu god of fire. He is regarded as the friend and protector of humanity, in particular, he safeguards...
Agni, the Hindu god of fire. In a typical pose he has flaming hair and rides a ram.
Agni - The God Of Fire
Agni is an acceptor of sacrifices and the God of Fire. He is ever young because the fire is re-lit everyday. He is depicted...
Ancient Geography of India
The first text in Greek devoted entirely to India was written by Ctesias in the fourth century BCE. Only fragments...
India is a country in South Asia whose name comes from the Indus River. The name `Bharata’ is used as a designation...
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The Hindu temple complex of Angkor Wat built from 1122 CE under Suryavarman II of the Khmer Empire.
The Bhagavad Gita is an ancient Indian text that became an important work of Hindu tradition in terms of both literature...
Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help By BS Murthy
The spiritual ethos and the philosophical outlook that the Bhagvad - Gita postulates paves the way for the liberation...
The brick shikhara tower of the Hindu temple at Bhitargaon, Uttar Pradesh, northern India. Built in the late 5th century...