Agni Rigveda

This is the first richa ऋचा (couplet) of the Rigveda. ॐ अग्निमीळे पुरोहितं यज्ञस्य देवमृत्विजम्  । होतारं रत्नधातमम्  ।। agnimILe purohitaM yajñasya devamRtvijam | hotAraM ratnadhAtamam || I worship the Fire God, who is the divine priest of the ritual of the sacrifice, whRead More…

Bharat to India, Indus to Sangam of Saraswati, Ganga & Yamuna

Bharatavarsha is the land of the great King Bharat, the son of Shakuntala and Dushyant, since long back in history. He was brave like lion. The first known permanent settlements appeared over 9,000 years ago and gradually developed into the Indus Valley Civilization, dating back to 3300 BCE known to possess a sophisticated lifestyle, a knowledge of town planning and an undecipherable script laRead More…

The Wonder Land That is India

Geological history of India, earth and life The planet earth was formed about 4.54 billion years ago and life appeared on its surface within a billion years of its formation. The mass of the Earth is approximately 6 × 1024 kg composed mostly of iron (32 %), oxygen (30 %), silicon (15%), magnesium (14%), sulfur (3 %), nickel (2 %), calcium (1.5%), aluminum (1.4%) and the remaining amounts Read More…