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Saivism: Origin, Principles and Kinds

The origin of Saivism may be traced to, as the scholar-historian M.N. Das says, much earlier times that of Vaisnavism, however, both cults have...

Sikhism – An Introduction to Sikh Religion

Sikhism had its origin in the teachings of Guru Nanak (1460-1539) who preached a message of truth and peace and advocated a simple monotheistic...

The Gandhara Art

The Gandhara Art, justifying its name, is localized to a particular region in the north-west within a definite period and of a particular material....

Hindu Literature

Historically, Hindu Literature, that is Hindu texts because ‘literature’ is a body that consists of texts (in the form of poetry or prose), can...

Cultural Achievements of Akbar

When Akbar inherited the throne, the empire was unstable and he had to face many difficulties. However, through conquests and his wise and visionary...

Social Reformers (Maharashtra)

Social Reformers (Maharashtra) Mahatma Joytiba Phule (1) 1827 - 1890(2) Worked for the Upliftment of downtrodden and women.(3) Started Schools for lower-class children(4) Established Satya Shodhak...

Development of Mughal Painting

Although prior to the advent of the Turks painting in general was flourishing well, it practically vanished during Delhi Sultanate, however during the period...

The Gupta Empire

The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire, founded by Maharaja Sri Gupta, which existed from approximately 320 to 550 CE and covered much of the Indian Subcontinent.  The peace...

Buddhism

THE RELIGION OF PEACE AND ENLIGHTENMENT Buddhism is the dominant religion in most of the Asian nations with around 535 million people following it. Such...

Nalanda University – An ancient center of Learning

Nalanda University was an ancient higher-learning institution in Bihar, India. The site is located about 88 kilometres southeast of Patna and was a religious...
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Saivism: Origin, Principles and Kinds

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