History and facts

India has a rich and illustrious history with a strong connection to gold. We bring out some interesting facts about gold in India.

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Traditions and beliefs associated with gold

A symbol of good health, a bearer of healing powers and much more. See how we associate gold with our varied beliefs.

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The golden story of Jagannath Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Jagannath Temple in Odisha

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The golden story of Padmanabhaswamy Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala

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What does the colour gold symbolise?

The significance of the colour gold and what it is known to symbolise and represent

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The golden story of Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Guruvayoor Sree KrishnaTemple in Kerala

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The golden story of Sri Venkateswara Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Sri Venkateshwara Temple in Telangana

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The golden story of Somnath Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Somnath Temple in Gujarat

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Why was India called Sone ki Chidiya?

Here are some facts about India’s relationship with gold that explained why it was called ‘Sone ki Chidiya’ or ‘Golden Bird’.

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6 Famous Gold Rushes of the World

6 Gold Rushes that changed the History of the world we live in

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The golden story of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Maharashtra

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