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HOW IS THE HIMALAYAN RANGE WORKING AS THE LIFE-GIVER 1 BILLION PEOPLE?

Himalaya Mountain Range

The abode of gods is maintaining the overall happiness in south Asia The Himalayan Range has given us great river systems like the Ganga River, Chenab River, Indus River, Jhelum River, Nu Salween River, Yamuna River, Brahmaputra River, Yangtze River, and the Mekong River. As it contains the largest snow and

WHY ARE HIMALAYAN GLACIERS MELTING FASTER THAN OTHER GLACIER ON THE PLANET?

Glaciers are melting

Central Asia, including the Himalayas, is the third largest deposit of ice and snow in the world. The Himalayan range stores about 12000 km of fresh water and offers about 15000 glaciers, including the Gangotri, Yamunotri, Khumbu, Lang tang and Zemu glacier. Most of the Himalayan glaciers enter in Sikkim,

BUDDHISM IN THE HIMALAYAS

BUDDHISM IN THE HIMALAYAS

Buddhism, based on the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama, was started around the Kingdom of Magadha. It split into two branches – the Mahāsāṃghika and the Sthaviravāda – during the reign of Emperor Ashoka. Each of the branches further subdivided into numerous sub-sects throughout the subcontinent. The Theravāda in Sri Lanka

HIMALAYAS, THE CITY OF GODS

The Himalayan range is spread across India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and China. The name of the range which offers some of highest peaks of the world, including the highest Mount Everest, is composed of two words – himá (snow) and ā-laya (receptacle, dwelling). It boasts over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200

HIMALAYAN SECRETS: THE HIDDEN AND 5000-YEAR-OLD ARYANS

The English word Aryan which is used as a self-designation by Indo-Iranian people was borrowed from the Sanskrit word Aryan in the 18th century. Even though the meaning is not completely understood, the idea of being an Aryan was cultural, religious, and linguistic. Aryans come in northwestern India in heterogeneous

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