Museum exhibitions

Tibetian Buddhism

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

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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

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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.

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

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

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’

Maharana Pratap

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

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The Defenders of Dharma

Sikhism started in 15th century as a monotheistic offshoot of sanatan dharma. Over the years Sikhs have been recognized for their valor, courage and industriousness. This exhibition is an ode to their sacrifices for the sake of dharma over the centuries.

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Devi Ahilyabai Holkar

Sri Sri inaugurates exhibition on Ahilyabai Holkar Above: H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inaugurates an exhibition on Devi Ahilyabai Holkar, the warrior queen of India at Balgandharva Rang Mandir, Pune on 13th January

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Dara Shikoh, the forgotten prince of Islam

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.

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Aryan Invasion Theory

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

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