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Shivaji’s Ransacking of Surat was Essentially to sack the Wealthy Merchants who were Funding Mughal Army

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Palayur Church (Kerala) Was Built On The site Of a Destroyed Temple

Source: - True Indology / Twitter. https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/943543934810185728 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/943545943600668672 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/943546583940972544 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/943547469257875456 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/943550402548547584 Disclaimer: - All content contained within the tweet Embedded above, is based on the personal opinion of the writer. These articles are provided for general informational and educational purposes only. The articles/videos does not reflect the official position of Indictales.com or of Srijan Foundation Trust, who

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How do we know that the Portuguese/Jesuit missionaries were amassing manuscripts from Kerala?

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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 Vijayanagara Empire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqCQipG-MC0&t=8s Vijayanagara architecture developed from a combination from different styles like the Chola, Pallava and Chalukya styles. Although influenced by the aforementioned styles, it evolved and emerged as a distinct style on its own in due time. As the entire region was very rocky, granite was used heavily in Vijayanagara architecture. Most

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Irrigation and Water Supply System Under Vijayanagara Empire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o09oID33Hw&t=9s One of the greatest achievements of the Vijayanagara Empire was the irrigation and water supply network, especially since the region was extremely rocky. A massive city like Hampi needed a consistent supply of water round the year. The only source of water nearby was the Tungabhadra river. The credit for establishing

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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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British reports on Indian Education system during 1800s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obVouUw1KIs   While on a visit to London, Dharampal came across extremely significant archival material - a series of surveys commissioned by the British government in the 19th century to assess the level of indigenous education in India. These surveys were conducted meticulously in various parts of India by the British and

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Knowledge transfer from India to China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OCO41T_lHM Not many Indians are aware of the tremendous amount of knowledge transfer from India to China in ancient times. Not many know that a large number of Sanskrit manuscripts were carried to China by either Chinese scholars or by Indian scholars hired by Chinese kings. Translating ancient Sanskrit manuscripts into

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Nalanda according to Chinese Students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_DdHPQqPpY&t=27s   I also visited this place and then the only way we get to know what it looked like is when you read the autobiography of Huan-Tsang and I-Tsing, so what Huan-Tsang said is that, it was the most beautiful campus he had ever seen. It had a huge gate all

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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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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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Why Iranians succumbed to Islamic Invaders so quickly

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Brahmagupta, Bhaskara-I, Madhava Samgramagrama – Three pearls of Indian Astronomy and Mathematics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTQn7x0cL6w   A collection of some of our greats, Brahmagupta who studied the works of Aryabhatta, Latadeva, Varahamihira and others. He wrote the Brahmasputa Siddhanta and Khanda Katkaya transmitted by the Arabs. I’ll show that later. Solutions of linear and quadratic equations and the rules for zero operations, positive and negative numbers.

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Indian discoveries in Astronomy – A Talk by Raj Vedam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCKIhREdoiI   Some selected discoveries. Rigvedic calendar 360 days, 12x30, but average is 365 days over 6 years because of correction month. Jyotishya Vedanga records astronomical data 4000 BCE. Sage Yajnavalkya 3000 BCE, propounded the heliocentric model. Satapata Brahmana, he measured the distance from earth to sun, earth to moon at 108

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13th century inscription speaks of Chola king’s water management [Excerpts]

Courtesy: - Times of India. COIMBATORE: While conflicts between riparian states over water have become common today, a historian reminds us of a Kongu Chola king, who laid down rules for water management in the 13th century. When the region faced a water crisis in 1249AD, Perur residents had sought king Veerarajendra’s permission

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Indian Civilization: The Untold Story — A Talk by Raj Vedam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGyjvyXEKdc   Thank you all for attending this talk today. So I will be talking about the Indian civilization and provocatively I have a title that there is an untold story there and I hope as I progress through the talk it will become clear that there is indeed something like that. Before

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Dwarasamudra, the capital city of the Hoysala empire was besieged and destroyed by eunuch Islamic barbarian malik kafur

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Greatest extent of Kingdom of Sindhi Hindu ruler Raja Chach (c.705)

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Exposing Aurangzeb in 4 Tweets

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14 January 1761 — Remember the sacrifice of 100,000 Marathas in Panipat battle, defending the country against Jihadis from Afghanistan

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