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The Great Buddha statue of Bodh Gaya in Bihar

A History of Buddha Statue

Buddha statue refers to a type of sculpture art that is closely attached to religious beliefs, presenting the image of the prophet of Buddhism. Buddhist art and Buddha statues have been famously worshiped for more than 2000 years in many Asian countries. Let’s explore the history of the Buddha statue and its meaning in the […]

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India’s Cricket League (IPL) keeps growing and attracting attention

Cricket was first introduced in India by the British, during the 18th century. It has gone a long way since then, as its national League, IPL, now ranks 6th in terms of sports league attendance worldwide. As it continues to grow and gain value, there is a rise in interest from commercial partners as well […]

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What is the Solar Plexus Chakra?

The Solar Plexus Chakra is also known as the Manipura, which means “City of Jewels” in Sanskrit. This is the third of the main seven chakras in our body. The latter is located in the upper belly button and up to the breastbone. The Solar Plexus Chakra is Yellow and represents the Fire element. This […]

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Top 5 singing bowls for meditation

Singing bowls have been used for centuries as they provide a calm, blissful, and healthier mind to people who meditate. Indeed, the latter are great tools for enhancing one’s meditation experience. Moreover, singing bowls are also used during hypnotic induction and other related activities. If you are looking for a singing bowl or a cushion, […]

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The Surprising Health Benefits of doing Yoga

Yoga has its roots in India and started back in time five millennials ago, according to some historians. However, it is probably fair to say that it has never been as popular as it is today. It is not so surprising when we think of all the health benefits it brings. Here are a few […]

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What you need to know about Buddhist Mala – Tibetan Prayer Beads

If you are into meditation or yoga, you have probably seen mala beads before. They can also be found in paintings or sculptures of Buddha, where he is seen holding them. In fact, it is quite a common sight, but not everyone knows where they come from and what they are used for. This article […]

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What are the Status of Online Casinos and other Gambling Structures in India?

Throughout its history, India has witnessed gambling in many different forms. Under the British Raj, laws were tighter than at other times, but even then, there has always been some form of gambling, whether people were betting on animal fights on the street, on sports or playing card games. Today, online casinos are popular around […]

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Who are the Best-known Indian Actors in Hollywood, in 2020?

India currently has the second largest population in the world. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that some of its actors are known around the world, as well as in Hollywood. But that is also because India has a very strong cinematic culture, thanks to what is known internationally as Bollywood. But it […]

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What does namaste mean ?

You may have heard this word if you are doing yoga or meditation and you might ask what does namaste means? What is the spiritual meaning of namaste? In this article, we are going to answer these questions.

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Who Are the Highest Paid Indian CEO in the world?

India is one of the fastest growing countries in the world. Some industries and companies are generating great revenues, and therefore, the people in charge are remunerated accordingly. Here is a list of the highest paid CEO in India, over the last few years.

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Where to find the Best Online News in India?

India is one of the countries with the largest GDP growth over the last decade. That is why so many people need to stay afloat of what’s going on inside the country. Businessmen, investors but also citizens of India all try to find the best news website India. Here are a few Indian news sites […]

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Highest Level of new Incorporations in India in Seven Years (July 2020)

In the middle of difficult economic times, comes unexpected good news. There have been more new incorporations of firms in India in the month of July than in the previous seven years. This brings hope in the middle of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, which is causing havoc to the economy of the country. It seems […]

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What should you Wear if You Are Invited as a Guest at an Indian Wedding?

If you are invited to an Indian wedding and you are not part of that culture, you may wonder what you should wear during that special event. It is, in fact, a very good an important question to ask yourself, because dressing in a particular fashion is part of the ritual, and you should respect […]

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What does the Lotus Flower Represent in Various Traditions?

When you consider that the lotus flower starts out in the mud of ponds and grows to become a thing of such beauty, you start understanding why it has so much importance in so many different traditions. Therefore, it came to represent many different things, according to those who see it and revere it. Let’s […]

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Indian Companies Attracting Big Investments from American Giant Tech Firms

After the announcement of the largest investment for a minority shareholder to ever take place in the world last week, when Facebook invested into Reliance Jio, it has now been announced that another Indian firm (Paytm) will also be receiving money form one of the tech giants, in this case Microsoft.

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While Tourism Grows in India, Indians Enjoy Trips to Thailand

Thailand is recording a slower growth in its tourism industry lately, but it does intend to benefit more from the continually emerging potential of the Indian market. In 2018, there were 1.59 million Indian visitors in the country and in the following year, that number surpassed 2 million.

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The Indian Government Working to Provide World Class Infrastructure to the Country

In 2018, India ranked 44th out of 167 countries in the World Bank Logistics Performance Index (IPL). One of the reasons for this raise in ranking, is that the government of India is actively supporting the development of the infrastructure sector, adopting policies to ensure the creation of world class infrastructure in the country over […]