Hindu History

military administration

Military administration and wars under the Ahoms

In this final article in the series, we will look at the military administration, strategies and major wars fought by the Ahoms having previously acquainted ourselves with the cultural and…


Valmiki Ramayana- a personification of righteousness

“Ramo Vigrahavan Dharma“ says Maareech to Ravana while talking about Rama, saying Ram is a personification of Dharma (righteousness). “Maa Nishada Pratistham Tvamagamahsāsvati Samaa Yat Kraunchamithunaadekam Avadhi Kaamamohitam” This is…


The glorious Keladi Kingdom

The post-Vijayanagara period in South Bharat saw the emergence of one important dynasty, namely Keladi (Or Ikkeri) Nayakas. Keladi Nayakas continued the glorious traditions of the Vijayanagara Empire in the…

Mahabharata Exploration

Inner transformation through the Mahabharata

As a  seven-year-old, I sat under the mango tree in our home with my grandfather, as he helped me read aloud from C. Rajagopalachari’s retelling of the Ramayana and Mahabharata….

Speak, Memory, about Kashmir’s Twin – Xinjiang

How do people forget their past? By deliberate suppression going beyond destruction of religious or artistic images; genocide of people and their expulsion, as in the case of the Yazidis…