Introduction A great saint who lived only for his God Vitthala. He faced a variety of difficulties with astonishing patience. He refused diamonds and opals offered by Shivaji Maharaj himself. His devotional songs are an invaluable contribution to Marathi’s spiritual literature. That day the children of the lane were overjoyed. There was plenty of sugarcane. … Read more Biography of Sant Tukaram Maharaj and his invaluable songs
Introduction A celebrated painter of modern India. A genius who was admired in many countries. His was an attractive personality, which combined boundless learning and a unique genius with unaffected modesty and gentle humor. Mahatma Gandhi used to call Rabindranath Tagore ‘Gurudev’. To Tagore, Gandhiji was ‘Bapu’. They were great friends and they respected each … Read more Biography of Nandalal Bose and his famous Paintings
Introduction Hakka was the first ruler of the famous kingdom of Vijayanagar and Bukka his brother, the second ruler. They opposed the mighty Sultan of Delhi and brought unity and freedom to south India. They were great not only as warriors but also as rulers. Hakka and Bukka were the first kings of the Vijayanagar … Read more Harihara and Bukka Raya: The Saviors of ancient India
Introduction One of the greatest poets and dramatists in Sanskrit. His chronicle of the kings of the Raghu clan (‘Raghuvamsha’), the great play. ‘Shakuntala’ and other works depict, through many great characters, the highest ideals of life as seen by the ancient people of Bharat. There are hundreds of languages in the world. However, great … Read more Poet Kalidasa’s story and his Works and Poems with Videos
When I was a kid, I was reading a comic book that had a story with great moral values. It was winter holidays, and everyone from my home had been on a trip, to northwestern states. I was alone reading books at my place. This is when I got to know about a story on … Read more What is the history of Indian footwear like Paduka, Juta?
1 Time 2 Culture 3 God 4 Festival 5 Temples 6 Rituals 7 Language 8 Food 9 Clothing 10 Music 11 Dance In a temple in Andhra, where a number of Kannadigas visit, I observed a family singing Hanuman Chalisa, which is written in Gujrati by Tulsidas. Everyone present in the temple was enjoying listening … Read more 11 diversities of Indian culture from the land of diversity