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Shodasa Mahajanapadas: Names, Location, Capitals, Map

All sixteen Mahajanpadas of Gautam Buddha’s period with their Capitals and Locations  In ancient India, there were sixteen major districts in north India according to the Buddha and Jain Literature. They ...

Famous Harappan Sites: Location, Common Features, Archaeological Findings

Popular sites in Indus Valley Civilization and their details    Sr. No. Name Location Archaeological Findings 1 Harappa Punjab Province Pakistan Harrapan pottery, chert blades, terracotta figurines, seals, weights, copper bullock.  2 Mohenjo-daro Larkana District, Sindh Pakistan great bath, hidden drains, uniform buildings, ...

Bharhut Stupa: History,Location, Discovery, Sculpture, Inscription, Main features

Facts and descriptions about the sculptures of Bharhut: The great Buddhist Stupa of Bharhut, relics, history, and significance The popular stupa of Bharhut presents a good example of Buddhist art and ...

District And Local Administration Under Mughal Rule

District And Local Administration Under Mughal Rule And Chief of The Government The Subah/Province was further divided into governments which were of two types. One was ruled by officers appointed by ...

Ancient India: Nath Yogi philosophy Origin, History, Tradition, Achievements

Yogi philosophy: Origin of the Nath sampradaya, History, Sidhha tradition, and achievement The beginning of the Nath tradition in India was not a new movement, but it was an evolutionary phase ...

Miniature art: feature, history, craft and artwork

Miniature art: feature, history, craft, and artwork Miniature means the Laghu which is derived from the Latin word 'minimum' which means 'red color glass'. In the Indian sub-continent, there has been ...

Great Indian Discovery: discovery of Zero, Ayurveda, Surgery and Yoga

Great Indian Discoveries: discovery of Zero, Ayurveda, Surgery and Yoga and their importance ZERO Aryabhatt The Master Astronomer & Mathematician Aryabhatta was the first mathematician astronomer from the classical age of India when mathematics ...

History: Central Asian contact and their results, Indo-Greek relations, Gupta Dynasty

Central Asian contacts with Greek, Kushan, Shaka, and the Gupta Dynasty The Indo-Greeks The most famous Indo-Greek ruler was Menander (165 – 145 BC) Greeks were the first to issue coins which are attributed ...

The Mauryan Empire - Chandragupta and Asoka Governance

The Mauryan empire: Origin, Governance, Wars, Legacy It was one of the greatest empires recorded in India history. The rule of Mauryas lasted from 322 – 185 B.C. where the majority ...

Ghulam Dynasty: establishment, rulers, governance, sultanate

The Slave Dynasty (Ghulam Dynasty) and their rulers There were Muslim invasions into India resulted in the established from AD 1206 to 1526. There were five dynasties in the Delhi Sultanate, ...

South India: Sangam Age, Origin, Culture, Literature, Geographical Features

The South Indian History and Sangam Period The period between the 1st century B.C. to the end of 2nd century A.D. in Southern India is known as the Sangam Period. It ...

Vedic Civilization: Aryans, Origin, Culture, Traditions, Religions movements

The Vedic Civilization and the Aryans  The Aryan Civilization also known as Vedic Civilization was the culture and traditions of the society prevalent during the Vedic age (1500- 600 BCE). After ...

Indian architecture and sculpture (Indus Valley Civilization),Harappa and Mohenjodaro

The Harappan Era and culture Origin of architecture and architecture in India is considered from the Harappan era. From the perspective of architecture and architecture, the Harappan culture was far ahead ...