Originating from the confluence of hero-worship movements and the early worship of the Vedic solar deity Vishnu, Vaishnavism incorporated many
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The origins of the worship of Shiva are shrouded in mystery. However, what is clear is that by the rise
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Written sometime between 400-200 BCE, the Kamasutra is well known in the west as a manual depicting various contorted sexual
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The Manusmriti, sometimes called the Book of Manu, is a late classical Sanskrit text dealing with the dharma – or
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Traditionally attributed to Kautilya, the royal advisor to the first of the Maurya emperors, the Arthashastra is a treatise on