Author Archives

bharadwajdebyanimukherjee

The Pabna Agrarian League

The colonial Bengal saw enormous number of peasant revolution in the 19th century; one of them being the Pabna movement in the district of Pabna in Bengal. It was in the year 1873 when the Agrarian League was formed in the Yusufshahi Paragana of Pabna district, where the oppression of […]

Rate this:

The Qutub Complex

The Qutub Minar, that resides in the Mehrauli Village in Delhi, is one of the major constructions of the Sultanate Period, that marks the typical architecture of the Slave (Ilbari Turks) Dynasty- beginning with the ruler Qutubuddin Aibak. The Complex consists of :- Qutub Minar, the main minaret Alai Darwaza […]

Rate this:

The Asteroid Day

Since these days, the asteroids are in the centre of attraction (as we are hearing plenty of news regarding their orbits, paths and harms etc) so I would today like to address about the asteroids as well the Asteroid Day too. What are asteroids? As you can see above, an […]

Rate this:

The Architecture of the Rathas of Mamallapuram

The Rathas or the Panch Rathas of Mamallapuram are the temple complex containing five temples of the monolithic Indian rock- cut architecture. The geographical location of the Rathas at present is Mahabalipuram, (or Mamallapuram) on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, in the Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu. […]

Rate this:

Influence of Tantrism in Pala School of Art

Tantrism – An Introduction Tantrism can be understood as the unification of the male and female forces, that further attains the path of moksha after being united. The early history of Tantrism is difficult to trace but according to records, artefacts and other facts, this concept emerged as well as […]

Rate this:

Rath Yatra of Shri Jagannath

Wishing you all a Happy Rath Yatra! Rath Yatra is the biggest and the most paramount festival celebrated in the state of Odisha, every year, in the monsoon months of June and July. The presiding deities of the main temple, Srimandira (in Puri), Lord Jagannatha, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra, […]

Rate this:

The Concept of Nataraj

“The whole thing is there, you see. The world of space and time, and matter and energy, the world of creation and destruction, the world of psychology…We (the West) don’t have anything remotely approaching such a comprehensive symbol, which is both cosmic and psychological, and spiritual.” ~Aldous Huxley Have you […]

Rate this:

CLAT as a Career Option

“A small story based on an incident that changed Debopriya’s life” DEBOPRIYA : Oh mom! Look how our fellow men, the Kashmiri Pandits, are suffering in the valley! I wish they had received some fair justice!MOM : Oh yes darling! Why don’t you try to serve for the humankind? You […]

Rate this:

Language and Its Functions

A language is a comprehensive term that can be defined as a process of communication, where certain ideas are conveyed through sound or signs. Language is primarily spoken and not written, as written form of language is called script. Language is social by nature and an inseparable culture of the […]

Rate this:

The Saga of Prakrit Language

As soon as we hear the name Prakrit, the only thing that strikes our mind is that of environment or nature and what we do is to use the words nature and Prakrit synonymously. What Prakrit actually means is Natural; all those objects that have naturally emerged are put in […]

Rate this:

The Need of Mental Peace

“If you are depressed you are living in the past, if you are anxious you are living in the future and if you are at peace, you are living in the present.” ~Lao Tzu “One hundred fortunes have born all together with the birth of the body of the mortal […]

Rate this:

The Concept of Shivling

Since the time immemorial, the Shivlings are being worshipped in the Indian subcontinent.These days, several excavations, conducted by the archaeological department, unearthed the life-size Shivlings from various sites. Some of them are- 1. A 9th century Shivling from Vietnam. 2. A 5 feet tall Shivling from Ayodhya 3. A 4000 […]

Rate this:

Kanjivaram Silk Sarees

The traditional Kanjivaram Silk saree also known as Kanchipuram Silk saree, is a sort of saree, fabricated in the Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, Southern part of India. These sarees are worn as wedding and extraordinary event by the most of the ladies in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Besides these […]

Rate this: