Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

Waterside Palaces In India | All ears: Nigel encountered Indian culture in the shape of the Hindu ...

Calcutta classic: Seeing India the easy way on a river cruise along the glorious Ganges

Waterside Palaces In India | All ears: Nigel encountered Indian culture in the shape of the Hindu ...

ॐ Rangoli - made with coloured rice, lentils and powder during Diwali, Hindu New Years and the Hindu Festival of Light in India. 卐

ॐ Rangoli - made with coloured rice, lentils and powder during Diwali, Hindu New Years and the Hindu Festival of Light in India. 卐

Kali Ma is an energy that lives within us all. She is the Dark Goddess of the Hindu tradition. She is both a mother creatress, as well as a fierce destroyer. Her wisdom is wild and primeval, the embodied Shakti. She is the divine form of Mother Nature herself.

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Kali Ma is an energy that lives within us all. She is the Dark Goddess of the Hindu tradition. She is both a mother creatress, as well as a fierce destroyer. Her wisdom is wild and primeval, the embodied Shakti. She is the divine form of Mother Nature herself.

The colourful interior of the Tomb of Akbar the Great, an important Mughal architectural masterpiece built in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra

The colourful interior of the Tomb of Akbar the Great, an important Mughal architectural masterpiece built in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra

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Shiva: One of the principal Hindu deities, worshiped as the destroyer and restorer of worlds and in numerous other forms. Shiva is often conceived as a member of the triad also including Brahma and Vishnu. https://www.tantralising.co.uk

Shiva: One of the principal Hindu deities, worshiped as the destroyer and restorer of worlds and in numerous other forms. Shiva is often conceived as a member of the triad also including Brahma and Vishnu. https://www.tantralising.co.uk

Holi Festival, India.  The full moon festival of Holika is a festival of merrymaking, announcing the start of spring. (photo only)

Holi Festival, India. The full moon festival of Holika is a festival of merrymaking, announcing the start of spring. (photo only)

Child in the disguise of Lord Krishna , at a colorful rally of the Hindu devotees which passed through different areas of Dhaka city. By Steve Mccurry

Child in the disguise of Lord Krishna , at a colorful rally of the Hindu devotees which passed through different areas of Dhaka city. By Steve Mccurry

This goddess is called 妙音天女 or 辩才天女 in China,and Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is the Japanese name for the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Benzaiten is the Goddess of everything that flows: Water, Words, Speech, Eloquence, Music and by extension, Knowledge. This photo is from a role in Beijing Opera

This goddess is called 妙音天女 or 辩才天女 in China,and Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is the Japanese name for the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Benzaiten is the Goddess of everything that flows: Water, Words, Speech, Eloquence, Music and by extension, Knowledge. This photo is from a role in Beijing Opera

Kali is the Hindu Goddess who removes the ego and liberates the soul from the cycle of birth and death. She brings the death of the ego as the illusory self-centered view of reality. <3

Kali is the Hindu Goddess who removes the ego and liberates the soul from the cycle of birth and death. She brings the death of the ego as the illusory self-centered view of reality. <3

"Sri Yantra is the sound vibration of the cosmic Om seen as a visual diagram. It is said that when monks have chanted aum (or om) this pattern manifests, astrally and on the physical plane.   Sri Yantras are made of 9 interlacing triangles - 4 upward representing the male principle and 5 downward representing the female principle. Together, they represent the non-static, vibrating, creative force of the universe. The point in the center or Bindu, represents the point of creative…

"Sri Yantra is the sound vibration of the cosmic Om seen as a visual diagram. It is said that when monks have chanted aum (or om) this pattern manifests, astrally and on the physical plane. Sri Yantras are made of 9 interlacing triangles - 4 upward representing the male principle and 5 downward representing the female principle. Together, they represent the non-static, vibrating, creative force of the universe. The point in the center or Bindu, represents the point of creative…

Illustration of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi by Tina Solstrand- http://www.yogadivinity.com/illustration-of-the-hindu-goddess-lakshmi-for-an-event

Lakshmi Art Print

Illustration of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi by Tina Solstrand- http://www.yogadivinity.com/illustration-of-the-hindu-goddess-lakshmi-for-an-event

#74 Seetha Amman Kovil in Seetha Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is believed that Sitha was held captive here by the king Ravana as told in the Hindu epic, Ramayana. (photo by Bigumacku)

#74 Seetha Amman Kovil in Seetha Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is believed that Sitha was held captive here by the king Ravana as told in the Hindu epic, Ramayana. (photo by Bigumacku)

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