Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together. – Mark Twain
More ancient history
Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil. Here you have the original 3 wise monkeys. Curious random knowledge.
More hindu temple
The Kurmanathaswamy temple at Sri Kurmam, in Andhra Pradesh. Temple of the tortoise avatara of Lord Vishnu.
Ernest Shackleton joined the crew of Morning, known for her role as a relief vessel to Scott's Discovery Expedition