Indian History

The Disappearing Temple Of Lord Shiva | Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple

Sometimes it is not only devotion that takes us to a temple but some unique events also pull us towards it! Here is one such temple of Lord Shiva which goes through an interesting and unique spectacle on a daily basis Apart from being one of the oldest shrines, the Stambheshwar Mahadev temple or ‘The Disappearing Temple Of Lord Shiva’ is …

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How New India Lost Ancient Indian Knowledge About Eclipses

We owe a lot to the ancient Indians, teaching us how to count. Without which most modern scientific discoveries would have been impossible” Albert Einstein B S Shylaja a Senior Scientific Consultant from Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium gives a scientific angle on ancient Indian knowledge about solar and lunar eclipses An interesting narrative about traditional knowledge …

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The Maharaja’s German Gardener | G. H. Krumbiegel

When the tabebuira blossom in bright yellow and pink bursts, who can help but smile? Bengaluru’s jacaranda tree, gulmohars, and cassias have enchanted visitors from all over the world. The renowned horticultural Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel, whose abilities so pleased Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV that he appointed him as curator of Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, is responsible for …

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Dogs of Honour – Mudhol Hounds

Mudhol hounds also known as Pissouri Hound and Lahori Hound .These canines are primarily found in the Karnataka districts of Bagalkot and Vijayapur. An estimated 1500 people live there. They have a powerful build and excellent endurance. Body is symmetrical and has a slim, beautiful appearance. The most common coat colours are white,brown, spotty, brindle, …

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দুর্গা পুজো | Durga Pujo feat. Devdutt Pattanaik

India is the land of faith, fervor and festivities! A Land where traditions and rituals have been celebrated with passion since time immemorial From annual harvest celebrations to celebrating the triumph of good over evil, the people of the country come together several times every year to mark significant milestones of their faith, community and …

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Kala Pani | The Jail of Freedom | Late Tom Alter

In the Indian territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Cellular Jail serves as a sombre reminder of British colonial authority in the Indian subcontinent. The British utilised this notorious and torturous colonial prison, which was located in a secluded archipelago, mostly to exile political prisoners from India. This jail, also known as Kala Pani (where …

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Was Ravana Born In Noida? The Land Of Ravana Worshipers

There is one village in India that doesn’t burn the effigy of Ravana, the demon king of Lanka. They stand in mourning, even as the whole country celebrates Dussera, the festival that marks Lord Ram’s victory over Ravana. Barely an hour’s drive from New Delhi, this is where Ravana is believed to have been born. …

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A Memoir Of An Indian Army War Veteran | Bangladesh Liberation War 1971

A Memoir Of An Indian Army War Veterans is a brief but comprehensive movie encapsulates the experiences of an Army veteran and his wife who relive their years in the Army leading up to the historic Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971! The movie in essence captures the lives of all veterans who have faced the …

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India’s Lost Sculptures on Canvas | An Awareness In Preserving Our Inheritance

Sathya Gowthaman is a Contemporary Realist Artist based in Singapore. Although an Agricultural Engineer by qualification from Coimbatore -India, Sathya was very passionate abt Art and had a natural affinity towards Archeology from an early age.  Born and brought up in Tamil Nadu, India, which is known for its ancient temples and architecture, Sathya grew …

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