The Nalanda University in India was a center of learning from 450 to 1197 AD. It was destroyed by the Turk invader Bakhtiar Khalji, in 1193 AD. The word Nalanda means insatiable in giving.
Ubasute, an alleged common custom in ancient Japan, involved transporting elderly family members to mountains and then abandoning them. The idea was for the elderly to die on these mountain tops.
In a few select cases, buddhist monks in Japan would turn prepare their bodies for mummification for years before becoming a mummy; how and why did they do it?
Many land reforms were initiated after independence of India. The political leaders especially Nehru always dreamt for a socialist pattern of society in India.
Commercialisation of Agriculture during British Rule in India; Revolutionary changes had occurred in the agrarian property relations towards the end of the 18th century. This was over a period of time, followed by a commercial revolution in the agricultural sector. Commercialization of agriculture...
First Indian School for Girls British and American missionaries are the first to start schools for girls in India. Such schools were established in as early as 1810. The missionaries started many schools for girls in Bengal region. Following them, The Ladies Society for Native Female Education in...
A brief biography about the Tiger of Kai Takeda Shingen.
This article explores how many are related to Genghis Khan and his contribution to the environment, women, postal systems, the use of the word Tartar, and peaceful aspects of the Mongol Empire.
South Vietnam became principally famous for the overt American Vietnam War from 1964 onwards, but existed before this as an independent state for a decade. What was it's economy like?
Insights into the customs and traditions of the Peranakans, the fascinating straits born Chinese community.