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Book Review: The Educational Heritage of Ancient India – How an Ecosystem of Learning Was Laid to Waste

Republished from India Facts   In her book, The Educational Heritage of Ancient India – How an Ecosystem of Learning Was Laid to Waste, Sahana Singh shakes the dust off … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Skimpy dressing was common in ancient India

Those who think Indian women are copying the west in dressing skimpily know zilch about history. Travellers to India in ancient and medieval times were struck by the fact that … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bypassing history, bypassing bias

Sometimes life’s ironies hit so hard that one gets dizzy. My grandfather, his father and his father and who knows how many before him were all Sanskrit Vayyakarnis (grammarians). Many … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment