Tibetian Buddhism

December 11th, 2020|Gallery|0 Comments

Tarabai Bhonsale (1675 – 9 December 1761)

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

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December 11th, 2020|Gallery|0 Comments

Rani Kittur Chennamma (23 October 1778 – 2 February 1829)

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

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December 9th, 2020|Gallery|0 Comments

Swami Vivekananda- An Intuitive Scientist

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.

December 7th, 2020|Gallery|0 Comments

A Quick Look at India history

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

July 14th, 2020|Gallery|0 Comments

The Portuguese and the Goan Inquisition

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

May 27th, 2020|Gallery|0 Comments

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'

October 20th, 2019|Gallery|Comments Off on 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

FACT releases Shivaji animation biopic in support of the museum

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November 18th, 2016|Video|0 Comments

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar open exhibit on Shivaji Maharaj in Mumbai

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November 18th, 2016|Video|0 Comments

The hijacking of Shivaji’s legacy

Shivaji should be elevated to the status of a ‘national hero for modern India’, for he embodied all the qualities that are so badly needed in today’s Indian politicians. He was truly secular, never harming his enemies’ wives and children never destroyed a mosque. A few have tried to hijack Shivaji and bind him for their own purposes. [simple-social-share]

November 12th, 2016|Francois Gautier|0 Comments