Explore interesting stories in Indian mythology that talk about the importance of gold in our culture.

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Why Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped on Diwali

The significance of worshipping Goddess Lakshmi on the auspicious festival of Diwali

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Golden moments of the Bible

Exploring the story behind some of the 400 mentions of gold in the bible

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Gold – the seed of Agni

As per Hindu mythology, Agni (God of fire) became one with water, and thus gold was created. Since then, Gold is regarded as the seed of Agni.

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How Ravana won and lost his golden kingdom

Read about the interesting turn of events that led to Ravana first capturing and later losing the golden city of Lanka, as narrated in the Ramayana.

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A matter of faith

Hindu mythology suggests the importance of gold and further elaborates on how it's an auspicious metal for all occasions in Indian culture.

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Shiva’s Tripura Viman – technologically advanced ancient flying machine

Traditional texts talk about Lord Shiva’s ‘Viman’ as an aerial chariot that carried people and travelled as fast as the wind. Sounds familiar, right? Read on to uncover how ancient flying machines predicted the future of technology.

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The golden story of Lord Venkatesh

The loyal devotees have immensely contributed towards making Tirupati the richest Hindu temple in India. In fact, the roof of the sanctum sanctorum is entirely covered in gold

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The legend of Sita and the golden deer

Read how the beautiful, golden deer that captivated Sita’s interest initiated a major change in the narrative of Ramayana

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The secrets of vault B

The mysterious last door of Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram holds a golden secret with an unlikely key forgotten over the ages

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The golden ring of King Dushyanta

The golden ring plays a vital role in the love story of King Dushyant and Shakuntala. Find the whole story behind their separation and reunion

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