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Nalanda University : The largest educational hub and the standalone International University of ancient times

The traditional Indian education system started declining in the mid seventeenth century due to the promotion of Western education system during the British era. The reason given by the British reformers was that Indian education system was primarily based on myths and legends. Indian civilians needed to be “civilized” was their argument. However, the historians…

‘Kaka! Mala Vachva!!’ – The Dark Truth Behind the Haunted Cries in Shaniwar Wada

The moment one hears Shaniwar Wada, the first thing that would come to one’s mind is Bajirao Mastani. Second may be extravagant court, gardens and stuff. But Shaniwar Wada is not just limited to romance and valour. Politics, competition, jealousy, conspiracies, betreyal and murder – Shaniwar Wada has seen it all. Located in Pune, Maharashtra,…

GangaikondaCholapuram Temple – The lost wonder of Ancient India

With a history as complicated as its name, GangaikondaCholapuram is much more than a tongue twister. I was in class seventh when I first heard about this place and have been intrigued with it since then (mostly because I liked its name). But still, when I got into its depth, I realised that this place…

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