Author: Shiba Prasad

The ancient past of India has always fascinated me. The lost culture, and its vedic ideology is something that makes me want to know more about it. Once reading books on Hinduism was a part time hobby, has now evolved into a fulltime job. When I am not busy researching or writing articles for this blog, you might find me hanging out with friends.

Top 17 Lord Shiva Temples In South India

Temples in southern India are world-famous for their distinctive Dravidian architecture, which attracts millions of visitors every year. The Pallava dynasty, which ruled Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and many parts of northern Tamil Nadu until the 9th century, pioneered this style of temple construction. These southern Indian states now house some of the most ancient Hindu temples that are not only…


13 Animated Films On Indian Mythology – Ramayana & Mahabharata

After witnessing the financial success in producing animated films outside of the mainstream children’s genre, many Indian production houses are now attempting to produce full-length animated films (both in 2D and 3D) based on some of the popular Indian mythological stories, often on the epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana, or their characters. So, here is a list of some of…


5 Reasons – Sanskrit Should Be The National Language Of India

Sanskrit had always been the unifying language of India before the Islamic invasion started around 1400 years ago. However, some experts with vested interests argue that Sanskrit has never been used as a medium of spoken communication in the southern part of India. Even today, if you see, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam are the predominant languages of south India. So,…


5 Important Disciplines For Your Spiritual Growth In Hinduism

The popular notion of yoga that is often propagated to our minds through the online media doesn’t actually define the true nature of what yoga is. Although the world is slowly recognising the effectiveness of practicing yoga for a better and healthier life, it has failed to realize the root essence of yogic culture. Yoga Is Not About Physical Exercise…


18 Names Of Hindu Puranas (With PDF Downloads)

Most of the present-day Hinduism is directly or indirectly based on the legends written in the Puranas. It is a vast collection of ancient literature (originally written in Sanskrit) covering a wide range of subjects, especially the stories of the various gods and deities in Hinduism. The Puranas were composed in the post-Mahabharata period. Because not all the sections of…


Father & Mother Of Lord Shiva – Who Gave Birth To Him

Lord Shiva is one of the most well-known hindu-gods in the world. People know him best as the god of ultimate destruction, however a few ancient scriptures mention him as the resurrector of the universe as well. He is among the three most prominent gods of Hinduism (Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva himself), also known as the Trimurti. Lord Shiva is…