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The Murugan Temple at Saluvankuppam, Tamil Nadu, India, was exposed in 2005 tsunami. It consists of two layers: a brick temple constructed during the Sangam period (the 3rd century BCE to the 3rd century CE) The temple, facing north, had two entrances, from east and west.

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Hindu temple Ateshgah in Azarbezan

Ateshgah अतिशगाह of Baku called the "Fire Temple of Baku", is a castle-like Hindu temple in Surakhany town in Baku, Azerbaijan. It's flames are burning for a millenium from natural gas. It was built in 17th century

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'Pythagoras's Hindu beliefs' Most people don;t know that Pythagorus (500-483bce) was a Philosopher who influenced most of western philosopy including Plato. He believed in transmigration (देहांतरण; पुनर्जन्म Originally a Hindu Belief). #Thread

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Indian Post history since Vedic times

The earliest mailing system in India is mentioned in Atharveda VI-27, VI-28. It mentions use of Owl & Pigeon as messenger. Mauryan kings used to despatch secret info. amongst their provinces thru runners. @indiapostoffice @postofficeindia Small #thread

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Sphinx or Purush Singham

Sphinx (face of human and body of lion or other animal) or Purush Singha was popular way of probably representing figure of royalties or kingship in Egypt and India and even Mesopotamians. This thread capture such instances of Purush Singham from India.

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Snake Ladder an Indian game of Mokshapattam

Snake & Ladders patented in 1892 by British toymaker Frederick Henry Ayres was originally invented in India and was called 'मोक्षपातम्' or 'परम् पदम्' or 'ज्ञान चौपड़' to impart Hindu principles of Moksha, righteousness, Good and Bad to the children. #Thread

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6,000-year-old amulet from Harappa is one of the oldest examples of a technology still used by @NASA. This Low-cast Waxing technology was developed and used by the #Harrapans In ancient #Archaeology #NASA washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-nature.com/articles/ncomm…ncomm…

Yashoda with the Infant Krishna early 12th century India (Tamil Nadu, Pudukkottai and Tanjavur districts) https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/39331 #Archaeology

Available oldest records of Hindu Gods

Idolatry existed in all sects of Hinduism around 3rd century BCE. However, Oldest Proof of Shaktism is 11000 years old. Shiva's Varaha's available proofs are 5000 years old. Vedic God Varuna, Indra are at least 3600 years old. #thread #Archaeology

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Bakshali manuscript a Hindu treatise to the world.

#Thread on Bakshali Manuscript, ca. 224–383 CE a Hindu Treatise in India's contribution to Mathematics. It was a gateway to the modern Mathematics. It has World's earliest use of Zero. https://treasures.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/treasures/bakhshali-manuscript/ #Archaeology @CKRaju14

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