Daughter-in-law of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj she is also called the ‘rainha dos Marathas’ or the ‘Queen of the Marathas’ by the Portuguese. Married very young to Shivaji’s younger son, Rajaram, she was trained in horse riding and weapon handling, by her father, Hambirrao Mohite, commander-in-chief of the Maratha army. ...However when the Mughals laid siege View More »
An extraordinary queen, an able and honest administrator, she became the Rani of Kittur, a former princely state in Karnataka, when her husband died., She led an armed force against the British East India Company in 1824 in defiance of the doctrine of lapse in an attempt to maintain Indian control over the region, but was defeated in the third war View More »
Swami Vivekananda lived for 39 yrs from 1863 to 1902 and unraveled the hidden indian heritage treasure to the world. He was a multifaceted genius. while his spiritual eminence and profound understanding of india and her culture, history and future are well known.
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 »