A Quick Look at Indian History tells us in 50 panels the travails and glory of Bharat from ProtoHistory to Mumbai 2011. It was created by Raj and Nina Mohanka from Boston
FACT presents the only known permanent exhibition in the world on the Goa Inquisition by the Portuguese : razing of temples, forced marriage of Hindu women to Portuguese soldiers, torture, crucifixions, death by burning… Most traces of the Inquisition are gone from Goa, hence the importance of this exhibition
The Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History Pune has commissioned a second exhibition on the great Shivaji Maharaj, a Divine Vibhuti, in the Amar Chittra Khatar style
‘The Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History Pune has commissioned a second exhibition on the great Shivaji Maharaj, a Divine Vibhuti, in the Amar Chittra Khatar style. Here Shivaji pleading with his mother not to commit sati upon the death of Shahaji Raja'
An exhibition mounted by FACT – India Rana Pratap (r. 1572 – 1597). Artist: Raja Ravi Varma, 1901. Oil paint on canvas. Accession No. 2011.T.0021. Pictorial Archives of The Maharanas of Mewar, © MMCF, Udaipur Maharana Pratap was born in 1540. Rana Uday Singh, the Second, of Mewar had 33 children. Among them, the eldest View More »
An exhibition mounted by FACT – India Dara Shukoh Birth of Prince Dara Shukoh at Ajmer. Dara Shukoh: A Forgotten Hero of Indian Cultural Synthesis – Need of Dara’s Spirit in contemporary world against terrorism. Dara Shukoh was born on 20 March 1615 A.D. at Sagartal near Ajmer. It is said that his father, the View More »
The Aryan invasion theory is taught to all Indians as gospel truth right from childhood. All of us grew up assuming it was scientific and unquestionable. this theory lead to obvious North-South divide in India and subsequent Dravidian politics that fueled dissent and conversions. The unfortunate truth is that theory is neither true nor scientific. View More »
Many historians point to the correspondence between Sringeri Shankaracharya Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya and Tipu Sultan during 1791-92 and 1798, and argue that Tipu was upholder of secularism and respected Hindu religious heads and places of worship. However if one goes through the letters and edicts issued by Tipu Sultan to his principal military commanders, the governors View More »