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    Turmeric in Ayurveda

    Turmeric is one of nature's most powerful healers. Turmeric is highly susceptible to light. Turmeric is also used widely to make medicine. Turmeric is just an ordinary kitchen spice. It will give Indian food, the color orange. Turmeric really great for skin, it helps to restore or maintain...
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    Is garlic good for health?

    Well garlic is a powerful natural antibiotic. Garlic acts as an antiseptic and helps in to maintains cholesterol level and blood pressure in our body. Garlic is a Super food for Heart as it reduce the deposits in the arteries and prevents occurrence of heart attacks. Garlic can also help in...
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    Why Tallest Female Basketball player had to become a Hindu?

    Yekaterina Lisina (born October 15, 1987), is a Russian basketball player who competed for the Russian National Team at the 2008 Summer Olympics, winning the bronze medal.In her bare feet, Lisina stands 6 foot 9 inches tall (2.05 m). In 2014 she ended her professional basketball career...
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    Who discovered traces of Harappa and Mohenjodaro?

    Harappa is a part of Indus valley civilization discovered by R. B. Dayaram Sahni in 1921. A year later, R. D. Banerjee discovered Mohenjodaro. The radiocarbon dating took Indian History to a period of 2500-1700 B.C. What are the significant traces found in this culture. Let us discuss in brief...
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    Greatness of Aryan culture

    Indian civilization is one of the earliest ones, standing today atop the earth. And since the beginning of history, there had been evidences of intense development in India, and the civilization of India alike. One such great civilization in India was the Aryan civilization. This great...
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    when did the west first make their route to India

    During the Vedic age, the Babylonians and Greeks were known to trade with Indians. However, during the medieval ages, in 1498, after the fall of Constantinople, Vasco De Gama first landed in Calicut, South India. After that the trading became common and advent of the western culture and people...
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    The Kanva dynasty

    However differences do subsist between human civilizations on the basis of ethnicity, religion and even linguistics, a few similarities do also exist. If you look into the history of an assortment of countries and their diverse periods of history some common aspects will be identified without...
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    The battle of Saragarhi

    The battle of Saragarhi is perhaps one of the most significant events in the recent past that catered to the collective heroism and bravery of 21 Sikh soldiers who were up against a gigantic army of 10, 000 pathans of the Afridi and the Orakazai tribes. The Sikhs had choice of fleeing from the...
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    Glimpses of enormity of Vardhana dynasty

    Perhaps this is the fate of any country like India, witness of historical changes from time immemorial – we are focusing on one of the greatest shortcomings of the Indian political scenario. It’s the absence of a great power every now and then and it is the same frailty which is nothing save the...
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    Indus Valley Civilization

    If you are an Indian and are quite acquainted with the course of Indian history, the name of Aryan can’t be unfamiliar to you, even if the application of the same word has raised storms in the Indian and even external academic circles every now and then. What is the true meaning of the word...
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    Harappa Civilization of India

    The mature phase of Indus Civilization civilization is known as the Harappa Civilization.The initial inhabitants of people that reached India around 40,000 BC seem to have come from the African continent. Those peoples, who came from Africa to India, just like other people around the planet...
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    Vedic Era of Ancient India

    The Vedic Age or the Vedic period or the Vedic era points to the time period when actually the Sanskrit Vedic texts were being written in Indian sub-continent. Then the society or the civilization that surfaced during that period came to be known as the Vedic Period, Vedic Civilization or Vedic...
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    Swami Vivekananda - The Patriot and a nationalist

    It was 11th September 1893. Venue was Art Institute of Chicago. Occasion was world parliament of religions. A nervous looking saffron clad thirty years lad was representing India and Hinduism. When the lad addressed the gathering as”My dear American sisters and brothers”, the whole audience...
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    The Satvahana Dynasty

    The Satvahana Empire was constricted to the southern coastal areas of India, from Kotilingala to Dharanikota, both in Andhra Pradesh. The regime started from around 230 BC and lasted for approximately 450 years. The Satavahanas ensured prosperity in the empire after the Mauryas and protected the...
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    The Kushan Empire and Kanishka

    Originating in the first century AD, the Kushan Empire emerged on either sides of Bactria along the course of Amu Darai. Presently the territory falls in Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and south Tajikistan. The Kushans spread rapidly as far as Sarnath and Saketa. Kaniska was the prominent Kushan ruler...
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    Ashoka the great

    Ashoka - Perhaps one of the most prominent names that may arise while we discuss about the topic of how a person can change his true self, sacrificing his kingdom, family and taking the path of non-violence and peace, is the name of the great king Ashoka. Often known as Ahoka the great, his...
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    Alexander's Invasion of India

    Whatever might be the time of invasion of Alexander in ancient India, it does continue to give rise to intellectual dissensions still. If you look into the history and also the opinions of different schools of thoughts, it gets clear that there have never been any uniform thoughts among...
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    The Myth of Aryan Invasion of India

    One of the most contentious subjects in the Indian academic world, ever since the introduction of British Empire, if not more, and especially after the introduction of the Leftist school of thought in the post-independent India, has been the Aryan invasion theory. Did there happen any such...
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    The Maurya Empire

    The Mauryan Empire was one of the most powerful and glorious empires of ancient India both in terms of geographical area and administration. It lasted from 321 BC after the fall of the Nanda kingdom till 185 BC. Patliputra, now Patna, was the capital city of the kingdom and it spread for almost...
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    Nanda Dynasty

    The Nanda Empire originates from the Magadha rulers during the 5th and 4th century BC. The extent of the Nanda Empire was from Punjab in the western part of India, Bengal in the eastern part and went as far as the Vindhya Ranges to the south. Later captured by Chandragupta Maurya, it led to the...
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