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Ashta Diggajas of Sri Krishna Devaraya’s Royal Court

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tX1SQsXrW5g&t=10s The other feature of Krishna deva Raya’s court was Ashta Diggajas. Ashta Diggajas are 8 elephants. I mean there is belief that you know there are 8 elephants which actually hold the earth in different directions. Like I told you the names Pundareeka, Vamana, Anjana, and of course Airavat, the

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The Abrupt fall of Vijayanagara Empire – Causes and Consequences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9g0b4ukK7d8 The Bahmani rulers realised their constant fighting against each other was going to be beneficial to the Vijayanagara Empire. They realised the other thing also. On their own they could not defeat the Vijayanagara Empire. On their own, none of them could defeat the Vijayanagara Empire. So, they decided to

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Architectural Achievements during Viajayanagara Empire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqCQipG-MC0&t=8s Let’s come to the other part the architecture part. The Vijayanagara Empire, I told you, it was founded by different styles like you have the Hoysala style, the Pandya style and the Chola styles. What you call is, the Vijayanagara architecture was developed in its own distinct style. It was

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Irrigation and Water Supply System Under Vijayanagara Empire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o09oID33Hw&t=9s The greatest achievements were in the field of irrigation and water supply. When everybody goes to Hampi they see it has great temples, great palaces and all but one achievement of Vijayanagara empire is not known to many. It was of irrigation and water supply network and this is I

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Accomplishments of Bhagwan Shankaracharya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-pBRf9GU1g Bhagwan Shankaracharya was 8 years old when he left his house. He took sanyas at the age of 9 years. After that what he accomplished cannot even be conceived of today. Between the ages of 12 and 16 years, Bhagwan Shankaracharya wrote commentaries on Prasthanatrayi, 3 types of Prasthaan and

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Rama Worship In 2nd Millenium BCE Zoroastrian Literature

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The myth of Kulotthunga Chola’s persecution of Vaishnavas

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The earliest Indianized kingdoms of South East Asia

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Vedic system of time keeping

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2000 BC chariots set to redefine Mahabharata Age [Excerpt]

Source: - The Pioneer. Some 60 km drive from Delhi, at Sanauli in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has stumbled upon “royal burials” with remains of chariots dating 2000BC-1800BC. The first-of-its-kind findings in the Indian sub-continent dating back to the Bronze Age suggest that people of that era

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British reports on Indian Education system during 1800s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obVouUw1KIs   Dharampal went to London on some other work and he happened to spend a lot of time in libraries there and he came across archival material of extreme significance. A series of surveys commissioned by British government in 19th century to assess the level of indigenous education in India. So,

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A Grand Trunk Road (1800 km long) between Hindukush and Bihar, existed at the time of Mauryan Empire

Source: - True Indology / Twitter. https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1001315392541806594 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1001317088227553280 Featured Image - https://www.quora.com/Could-Ashoka-or-Chandragupta-Maurya-have-defeated-Alexander-the-Great-had-he-invaded-the-Mauryan-Empire-How-do-their-skills-compare

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Knowledge transfer from India to China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OCO41T_lHM   Now I am coming to the knowledge transfers from India to China. A large number of Sanskrit manuscripts were carried to China either by Chinese scholars or by Indian scholars hired by Chinese kings. So, we spoke earlier about Huan-Tsang and the I-Tsing. Those were the scholars who came from

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Sambhaji Maharaj – A Great Hindu King

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Educational Heritage of Ancient India — A Talk by Sahana Singh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vviYeA4fIPM&t=2393s   So in the years that I have been living outside India, I get a lot of questions like: how is it that you Indians are motivated to study so hard? What is it that makes you study so hard? And another question I get very often is that why despite

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Vijayanagara: The City of Victory – A Talk By Ratnakar Sadasyula

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk of Sri. Ratnakar Sadasyula at New Delhi. The topic of the talk was ‘Vijayanagara: The City of Victory”.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QruuNq0w_g Transcript: - What I try to do is just bring a, give us, you know try to give us a summary and a overall idea about Vijayanagara, Fine. So the

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Timeline of 17000+ Years of Unbroken Indian Civilization — A Talk by Nilesh Nilakanth Oak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tsyzrDg2n4 Namaskar! So just talking about the mentoring on one of the forum, number of you might be aware of it. If not there is one forum called Bharat Rakshak Forum, some of you might know this, BRF. Of course you can have a handle there, it doesn't have to be your

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The Bravery shown by the Poonch Army against Islamic invaders

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‘Auto da fe’ and torture methods of Goa Inquisition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0Kj89dL38g   Charles Dellon has described that the palace of Inquisition was a dreaded, imposing building, that contained about 200 prison cells, many of which were dark and windowless. According to Dellon, the 2 inquisitors had their living quarters as well as their chapel in the palace. All inquisitors were nominated by

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