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Quiz Time Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites Around India This month’s quiz is based on important Cultural as well as Natural Heritage sites all around India. 1. Name the world’s oldest university which was once a center for thriving education, …

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This month’s quiz is based on Mahabalipuram , a world heritage site which is very famous for ancient monuments and temples located near Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India.               1. On which coast is …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Somnath temple, known for its magnificent architecture, intricate carvings, and spectacular doors and mandapam. 1. Name the state in India where the Somnath temple is located: a. Madhya Pradesh b. Rajasthan c. Gujarat …

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Pandharpur is known for many great devotees of Lord Panduranga. One such exceptional devotee was Gorakumbhar. He was a potter by profession, and yet he was always engrossed only in chanting Lord Vittal’s (Panduranga’s) name. Once a tragic incident happened …

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Hey kids! Care to test your knowledge about Indian temple architecture? Let us take you through the caves of Ajanta and Ellora and see if this quiz challenge helps you learn about the caves…

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For kids growing in the West, how would a jaunt into their core culture and tradition feel? Getting back to their roots…. This summer, GOD had arranged a two-day camp designed especially for children that live outside India on July 16-17. The kids were exposed to a variety of Indian traditions – from art, archaeology, entertainment, customs, ethics, science and what not – all rooted in the Indian tradition. One of the young participants gives an account of the enriching experience.

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This month’s quiz is on the famous Nalanda University, one of world’s most ancient universities and once a thriving center of higher education in India.

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This month’s quiz is on the famous Archeological and Architectural sites of Belur and Halebidu, located a few hours drive from Bengaluru.     1. Which prominent empire/dynasty constructed the temples at Belur and Halebidu? a. Chozha dynasty b. Hoysala …

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We began a new quiz series based on famous temples and monuments in India from Jan’2018. month. Happy answering and learning! The second in this series is on the world-famous Guruvayur Temple. 1. Name the state in India where Guruvayur temple …

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In this series, we will go on a pradakshina of Bharata desha as we present, each month, a kirtan composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji on a particular kshetra, starting from south India and then going north …

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