The history of sun worship in India — a diminishing cult

In India, Sun worship possibly started in the Neolithic period. Images of the Sun can be seen in a rock shelter at Odisha’s Sundargarh district. This rock shelter is located at around 200 feet above a forest road. The mural can be seen towards the center of the wall and the images averaging 20-25 centimetres … Read more

Has the sun finally set on the British Empire? The Queen and the Commonwealth explained

When Queen Victoria celebrated her diamond jubilee in 1897, it marked the apex of British power on the world stage. Six decades since she had ascended the throne, Victoria, then half-blind and generally infirm, was at the top of an imperial chain that wound its way across every continent, binding together a quarter of the … Read more