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You've heard of people losing their homes because of the partition but have you ever heard of a GODDESS losing her home because of it?!

Read on to know more about this forgotten and neglected chapter from the Partition of Bengal and India in 1947
This is the original vigraha of Maa #Dhakeshwari, the patron Goddess of #Dhaka after whom the city is named. The #Dhakeshwari Temple was built in the 12th century by Ballal Sen
She currently lies ignored and forgotten in the streets of #Kumartuli in #Kolkata
@ReclaimTemples @PradzWorLd @p_dgofficial @ProudSanatani43 @upword_ @YearOfTheKraken @Shaktitva @indiccollective The #Dhakeshwari temple, Dhaka is considered an Upa Shakti Peetha where the crown jewel of Maa Sati fell

The Puja of Maa Dhakeshwari in Kolkata currently is done in the Navratri style of Puja which happens for 9 days in contrast to the usual Durga Puja which lasts 4 Days
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Historical Buddhist statue at the Mes Aynak site in #Kabul, #Afghanistan, #Buddhism
Centuries old "Ekamukhalinga " ( Lord Shiva) in #Afghanistan , now in #Kabul Museum !
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@amishra77 @virsanghvi This was the strategy of the outliers for a long time:
1) Moghuls became Indians and Indians became Kafirs
2) Nehru-Khan-Maino became Gandhi and Indians became fools
3)Muslims became Kashmiris and #KashmiriPandits became refugees

@amishra77 @virsanghvi @indiantweeter 4) Bangladeshis became #Bengalis and Bengalis couldn't celebrate #DurgaPuja in soon to be #WestBangladesh
5) Those who are intolerant of #Hindus became #Secular and the real seculars became #Sanghi terrorists
@amishra77 @virsanghvi @indiantweeter 6) The #Maoists and #UrbanNaxals became Intellectuals and the Intellectuals became #Bakhts
7) Terrorists became 'poor-sons-of-headmasters' who killed/beheaded army men and the army became human rights violators who used pellet guns on these peaceful terrorists. @adgpi
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Hinduism expansion in Asia, from its heartland in Indian Subcontinent, to the rest of Asia, started circa 1st century
Greater India was the historical extent of the culture of Hinduism & Buddhism beyond the Indian subcontinent.
Ruins of Ayutthaya Temple in Wat Cha Wattanaram, Ayutthaya Historical Park, Thailand which was named after Ayodhya.
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