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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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The myth of Kulotthunga Chola’s persecution of Vaishnavas

Source: - True Indology / twitter.com https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1016199139904839680 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1016225005011533824 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1016226120004349952 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1016227223664132097 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1016236370715504640 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1016269853676601344 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1016288287122599936 Disclaimer: - All content contained within the tweets posted above is based on the personal opinions of the writer. This tweet series is provided for general informational and educational purposes only. The information, facts, opinions and other content appearing in the tweet series do not reflect

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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   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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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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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

Source: - Sandeep Gupta / Twitter.com https://twitter.com/DelhiTweeter/status/591861829514579969   https://twitter.com/DelhiTweeter/status/590059708523814912 https://twitter.com/DelhiTweeter/status/586881258396848129 https://twitter.com/DelhiTweeter/status/591170471850192896 https://twitter.com/DelhiTweeter/status/581774786306682880

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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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Intellectual terrorism on INDIA HINDUS

Source:- This is the transcription of a Talk posted in the YouTube channel 'Save India from missionaries'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHN-2NLGqRk   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGDm6n58S9M   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B43CP9aoy4Y   I would first wish to express my deepest gratitute to the Sri Guruji Centenary Celebration Committe for inviting me to participate in today’s seminar on national security. I consider it a  a huge privilege

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Odantapuri monastery/university established on 760 CE by Gopala I of Pala dynasty, was destroyed by Bhaktiyar Khilji after the demolition of Nalanda

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Palayoor Mahadeva Temple – How it became a Church?

CREDITS: - This is a republished article. Original article is published in VAIKHARI.ORG Palayoor or Palayur is located near Chavakkad in Thrissur district and is 2km away from Guruvayoor. Palayoor Mahadeva Temple does not exist today. This temple was demolished by Christians and a Church was built in that place. Christians

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Palayoor Church (Kerala) was built after demolishing an existing Hindu temple at that site.

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Chausath Yogini Temple, Morena (MP) Built in 11th Century, has Inspired the Design of Indian Parliament

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Exploring The Energy Centers of Cambodia And Vietnam — A Talk by Raja Chaudhury

Raja Choudhury as he takes us on a historical and spiritual journey into the making of Angkor Wat and the sacred history and power of Cambodia and Vietnam. Raja will guide us on an Indiana Jones style quest into this exotic and mysterious region of the World. We will discover: 1.How Indian

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