Sun God


Surya (/ˈsuːrjə/; Sanskrit: सूर्य, IAST: Sūrya) is a Sanskrit word that means the Sun. Synonyms of Surya in ancient Indian literature include Aaditya, Arka, Bhanu, Savitr, Pushan, Ravi, Martanda, Mitra, Bhaskara and Vivasvan. Surya also connotes the solar deity in Hinduism, particularly in the Saura tradition found in states such as Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, […]

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48 kos parikrama of Kurukshetra

48 kos parikrama is a Hindi expression meaning a 48 kos circumambulation parikrama (pilgrimage) of different Mahabharata-related and other vedic period tirthas (Hindu hallowed destinations) around the blessed city of Kurukshetra in the province of Haryana, India. There are a few pilgrimages around the city of kurukshetra and a total parikrama intends to visit every […]

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Akshardham (Delhi)

Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex is a Hindu temple, and a spiritual-cultural campus in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Akshardham Temple or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. Inspired by Yogiji Maharaj and created by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, it was constructed by Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam […]

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