In the world map Sri Lanka (Heladiva) is in latitude 5.55 to 9.51 east. It’s in length and breadth is 432 and 224 kilometres respectively and in area is 65,525 square kilometres. The southwest monsoon starts in May and ends in Septembe...
Rawana was the grandson of Rishi Pulasthi and son of Sage Visravasmuni. He was the younger brother of Vaisrawana Kuvera (Kubera) and the elder brother of Vibishana, Kumbhakarna, Mahi Rawana, Hema, Khara, Dushana, Luxhman, an...
Music party on a riverside terrace
North India, c. 1670
A music party takes place on the terrace of one of the noblemen’s havelis or garden mansions that once lined the Jumna river at Agra, upstream from the Taj Mahal. The Muslim noble who hosts this soirée presides against a flowered gold...
Ascetics making music, illustrating the musical mode Kedar Raga
Arki, Himachal Pradesh
Late 17th century
The musical mode Kedar is visualised as two yogis or ascetics making music within a small pavilion. Seated on a leopard skin, a traditional seat of yogis who have mastered the temptations of ...
Digital Rare Book:
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Translated into English prose from the original Sanskrit text
By Pratap Chandra Roy and Kisari Mohan Ganguli Published by Bharata Press, Calcutta - 1884
Kisari Mohan Ganguli (also K. M. Ganguli) was an Indian translator, who is most ...