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Monidipa Bose Dey

What is a Hindu Temple Part 2: Their Symbolism and Vastu Shastra

Understanding Vastu Shashtra as a directional science and the various gods associated with it and discusses the foundation rites and rituals followed while constructing a temple.

What is a Hindu Temple: Their Symbolism and Vastu Shastra

A Hindu temple is not essentially only a place to perform religious rites; it is more of a teerth, a place where one goes to seek union with the Supreme Consciousness.

The Glory of Ancient Indian City Architecture: From the Harappan city planning to architecture in Vedic text and Puranas

For delving into the depths of ancient Indian city architecture, a glance at the pre, proto, and historic era city/town planning in India will give a good view of how things looked back then.

The far east and its ancient Indian connections

Many of the common Indians who travelled to these places settled down permanently and married local women, while the Princes who arrived would establish new kingdoms.

The Kingdom of Champa and the Chams: Hinduism in Vietnam

Despite the cultural influences, the Vietnamese people never really accepted Chinese rule, leading to constant rebellions and skirmishes, which finally ended the Chinese control in 939 CE, after which the country took the name Dai Viet.

From Java, Philippines, Bali, Cambodia, Borneo to Burma: Understanding Ganesha from an iconographical perspective

Ganesha, also popularly referred to as Vighnesvara, is the god who presides over obstacles, by both placing them in the way and also removing them

Bina Das, Pritilata and Kalpana Dutta: Three valiant women from Bengal who fought for independence from the British

This article takes a brief look at three such women from Bengal who had taken direct part in India's fight for freedom.

The Imperial Cholas Part III: Naval supremacy

The Chola rule, which lasted from sometime around 300 BCE to 1267 CE, can be easily cleaved into two tenures: the first part from 300 BCE to 740 CE, and the second part from 850 CE to 1267 CE.

The Imperial Cholas, Part II: Uniting South India under a highly organized and efficient monarchic form of governance

Rural governance under the Cholas followed a complex and well-organised system comprising of numerous officials and committees,

The Imperial Cholas, Part I: An Introduction to the longest ruling Dynasty in India

From a study of the annals of Indic studies, it is quite clear that the Imperial Cholas of south India claim the record for being the longest ruling dynasty in Indian history.

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