History of India

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  • History And History Of The Great Stupa Through India

    Art through India The excitement had been growing as I landed at the airport in Mumbai, India. I would to get see new sights, experience new culture and learn where my roots had originated. As I left the airport I was culture shocked by what I was witnessing. The sceneries, the people, the environment was so different from what I had been use too. The architecture had been ancient and had so much meaning. The temples or known as mandir’s carried sacred meaning. My experience with the different scared spaces gave me knowledge on culture and the history of my heritage. India has so many scared spaces such as the Great Stupa in India and the Kandariya Mahadeva in India, which carry significant spirituality and religious art aspects. King Ashoka as part of big Buddhist monastery built the…

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  • History Of Dalit Movement In India

    Dalit Movement in India India is divided into many parts on the basis of caste, class, religion etc. One of the section which was depressed, crushed by so called upper class is lower class people also known as Dalit. These people also known by different names like untouchables, harijan and Scheduled castes (SC). ‘Dalit’ means ‘crushed’, this term was first used by Jyotirao Phule. These people also called as ‘Untouchables’ and officially called ‘Scheduled Castes (SC)’, which was coined in 1935.…

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  • Hinduism Religion

    Hinduism is a religion with such a profound history. This belief system originated so many years ago and to this day there are still many people practicing this faith. Almost all Indians, I believe, can trace back an ancestor who possibly followed this religion at some point, therefore it is essential for us to know a little more about this faith and gain a greater appreciation for it. By researching Hinduism, I believe my eyes have grown more for the beauty of this religion and I definitely…

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  • Differences Between Han And Mauryan Dynasty

    One of the key components of any successful civilization throughout history is political control. It has proven itself absolutely necessary when it comes to maintaining order in any society. Political organization began to become much more elaborate during the Classical period, offering government leaders more control over the population. We see many different approaches to maintaining this control throughout the classical period civilizations. The Classical period Han and Mauryan dynasty…

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  • Bhagavad Gita Notes

    Guide India is one of the biggest countries in the world with a long history of great Indian civilization. It contains many important historical events, the rise and decline of empires, prolonged wars, establishment of their own religion, language, social structure, own philosophy and cultural values that were passed from generation to generation. There are several world known ancient Indian texts that contain all the wisdom and teachings of the Indian civilization that were written under the…

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  • Summary Of The Gods The Strange Rise Of Modern India

    In spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India - Book Review The nation of India is one of the world’s largest democracies, a regional and upcoming world superpower that is now often compared to the mighty China. Its importance to the international community is magnanimous, but often neglected. The book In spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India is a great and illuminating work on the vast and diverse nature of India. The book is written by the British Edward Luce who among…

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  • The Symbolism Of Gandhi In Richard Attenbrought's Film

    The movie Gandhi addresses one of the most important times in Indian history. It follows the story of Gandhi, the leader of the independence movement in India against the British. Directed by Richard Attenbrought, the movie follows Gandhi’s adult life until he died. The movie does not explore Gandhi’s childhood or university years. Attenbrought use symbols and techniques to help convey his message. Through this film the director hoped to portray Gandhi as a holy man with all positive attributes.…

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  • How Did Ashoka Change The Maurya Empire

    Ashoka(304-232BCE),was the third Indian emperor of the Maurya Dyansty. He was said as one of the greatest king in the Indian history. Under his control, the empire extended its territories and became the largest to have ever existed in the acient Indian subcontinent, The Maurya Empire(322-185 BCE) was ruled by the Mauryan dynasty. The empire is known for its military strength, highly organized and powerful political in ancient India. Ashoka was better leader than previous kings due to the fact…

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  • The Jala Motif

    development or shift in art to the dynastic shift within History. However, one might also consider the constant urge of the Royal Patron towards creating exclusivity among the art and architecture commissioned by him/her. Similarly, in the case of Hoysalas, the aesthetic developments and artistic achievements seen in the Hoysala temples owe a lot of their features to previous stylistic endeavours made by the artists of Khajuraho and the Chalukyan and Kakatiya artists.3 At the same time, the…

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  • Raja Pratapaditya Analysis

    But as the ‘dry light’ of history shows, he was neither a defender of ‘Bengal’s independence’, nor a hero, a ‘super personality whose bravery is worthy of our admiration’ (Chaudhurani [1879 Saka] 2010: 177). Pratapaditya was projected as the hero, I speculate, because he suits best the design of forming a Hindu Aryan identity in which a Hindu hero was projected as fighting to resist the invasion of a ‘foreign’ army. Certainly Bengalis do not have any Subhas Chandra Bose in the early years of…

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