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Cultural  Heritage Sites of the world

There are 3 types of sites: cultural, natural and mixed. Cultural Heritage Sites include hundreds of historic buildings and town sites, important archaeological sites,...

What are the events behind Muharram?

What are the events behind Muharram? The tenth day on the month of Muharram called Yaum-e-Ashura, brings to the minds of Muslims the tragedy of Karbala,...

When was Sikhism developed ?

Sikhism originated in Punjab with the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539), who was born a Hindu. Conceived as a monotheistic faith, a sort...

What is the mythological story behind the Kumbh festival ?

The Kumbh festival is related to the myth about the churning of the ocean to get the nectar of immortality. The churning was done...
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Art and Literature of Middle Ages

Art during the Middle Ages was different based on...

Literature of Ancient India: Sanskrit Drama

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The Bhakti Movement of the Medieval Age

The Bhakti Movement, one of the most remarkable features...

Saivism: Origin, Principles and Kinds

The origin of Saivism may be traced to, as...

Sikhism – An Introduction to Sikh Religion

Sikhism had its origin in the teachings of Guru...