Understanding Indian culture in the time of Kamasutra-500 BCE

Salutation to Dharma, Artha, and Kama(धर्मअर्थकामेभ्यो नमः ) In the beginning, the Prajapati created men and women, and in the form of commandments in one hundred thousand chapters laid down rules for regulating their existence with regard to Dharma, Artha,…

Calcutta-John Welsh Dulles-1855

At the season of the Charak-pujah, Kali-ghat is a scene of more than ordinary interest. By sunrise the multitudes from every quarter of the native city pour forth like bees from their hives, and uniting in the suburb of Bhowanipur, stream towards the temple. The mass, arrayed in holiday robes, attend as spectators; others, with garlands of flowers about their necks, or with their bodies besmeared with ashes, are seen to be devotees.

Trials for State Offences Act-1841

And it is hereby enacted, that it shall be competent for the Government of any Presidency to issue a commission for the trial of any offences of treason, rebellion or crime against the state by one or more Judges, together with such Law Officers as shall be required or without any such Officer, according as it may be deemed expedient.

Bengal appeals Act-1841

It is hereby enacted, that it shall be competent to either of the Courts of Sudder Dewanny and Nizamut Adawlut, within the Territories subject to the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal, by an Order, under the signature of the Register of such Court, to transfer to such Register the duty of preparing appealed causes for trial, and of executing the decrees and orders of the said Courts, and to authorize him to issue the necessary process, and to proceed thereupon agreeably to the Rules prescribed by the general Regulations of Government.

A Forgotten Empire: Vijayanagar-A Contribution to the History of India by Robert Sewell-1900

The first rulers of Vijayanagar, however, did not dare to call themselves kings, nor did even the Brahmans do so who composed the text of their early inscriptions. It is for this reason that I have spoken of Harihara I. and Bukka I. as "Chiefs." The inscription referred to of Harihara in 1340 calls him "Hariyappa VODEYA," the former name being less honourable than "Harihara," and the latter definitely entitling him to rank only as a chieftain. Moreover, the Sanskrit title given him is MAHAMANDALESVARA

भारत का इतिहास सिर्फ वो नहीं है जो गुलामी की मानसिकता के साथ इतिहास लिखने वालों ने लिखा- PM MODI

बीते कुछ सालों में देशभर में इतिहास, आस्था, आध्यात्म, संस्कृति से जुड़े जितने भी स्मारकों का निर्माण किया जा रहा है, उनका बहुत बड़ा लक्ष्य पर्यटन को बढ़ावा देने का भी है। उत्तर प्रदेश तो पर्यटन और तीर्थाटन, दोनों के मामले में समृद्ध भी है और इसकी क्षमताएं भी अपार हैं। चाहे वह भगवान राम का जन्म स्थान हो या कृष्ण का वृंदावन, भगवान बुद्ध का सारनाथ हो या फिर काशी विश्वनाथ, संत कबीर का मगहर धाम हो या वाराणसी में संत रविदास की जन्मस्थली का आधुनिकीकरण, पूरे प्रदेश में बड़े पैमाने पर काम चल रहा है। इनके विकास के लिए भगवान राम, श्रीकृष्ण और बुद्ध के जीवन से सम्बन्धित स्थलों जैसे अयोध्या, चित्रकूट, मथुरा, वृन्दावन, गोवर्धन, कुशीनगर, श्रावस्ती आदि तीर्थ स्थलों पर रामायण सर्किट, आध्यात्मिक सर्किट, बौद्ध सर्किटका विकास किया जा रहा हैं।

Sarasvati-Sindhu Civilization-Dr S. Kalyanaraman

Sarasvati-Sindhu civilization flourished circa 3000 to 1700 BC on the river valleys of Indus and Sarasvati rivers. The drying-up of the Sarasvati river led to migrations of people eastwards to the Ganga-Yamuna doab and southwards from the Rann of Kutch and Pravara (feeder into the Godavari river near Daimabad in Maharashtra) river valley, along the Arabian sea coast.

Partition of Bengal Province and British Parliament Debate-1905

In 1854 Lord Dalhousie described the burden which fell upon the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal as one that was more than mortal man could bear. At that time the population of Bengal was 40,000,000. It was now approximately 78,000,000. Not only was the province itself, enormous as it was, constantly increasing and growing in population, and getting beyond the control of a single individual, but Calcutta, which in 1872 had 633,000 inhabitants, had now within the same boundaries no less than 847,000 in-habitants, and including the suburbs the inhabitants numbered 1,100,000, which made it the second city in point of population in the British Empire.

Quit India Resolution(Text) drafted by Barrister M K Gandhi-27/04/1942

The committee is of the opinion that it is harmful to India's interests, and dangerous to the cause of India's freedom, to introduce foreign soldiers in India. It therefore appeals to the British Government to remove these foreign legions, and henceforth stop further introduction. It is a crying shame to bring foreign troops in, in spite of India's inexhaustible man power, and it is proof of the immorality that British imperialism is.