Bodh Gaya: Center of the Buddhist World
Learn about Bodh Gaya, one of several sights in India associated with the birth of Buddhism.
Brahmanism is an ideology and a way of life, originating from the history of the Vedas, often called a philosophy, practised...
Brihadeeswara Temple- Thanjavur - Shiva Temple - Temples of India [TAMILNADU]
"Rajarajeswaram" redirects here. For the Shiva temple in Taliparamba, Kerala, see Rajarajeshwara Temple. Peruvudaiyaar...
Brihadishvara Temple, Thanjavur
The Brihadishvara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. c. 1010-1025 CE. The temple is, at 65 m high, one of the largest...
Buddha with Hercules Protector
Heracles depiction of Vajrapani as the protector of the Buddha, 2nd century AD Gandhara, British Museum.
Buddhism is one of the most important Asian spiritual traditions. During its roughly 2.5 millennia of history, Buddhism...
Burial of the dead is the act of placing the corpse of a dead person in a tomb constructed for that purpose or in...
Ceiling Decoration in Hoysaleswara Temple, Halebidu
Ceiling decoration in Hoysaleswara Temple, Halebidu. The temple is another fine example of Hoysala (1026 CE – 1343...
Indian Emperor Chandragupta Maurya lived from 340-298 BCE and was the first ruler of the Mauryan Empire. He ruled from 322-298...
Chandragupta Maurya's Empire
The empire of Chandragupta Maurya (340-298 BCE) at its greatest extent, c. 305 BCE.