VRINDAVANI VASTRA A KOHINOOR FROM THE NORTH-EAST OF INDIA
The Vrindavani Vastra (the cloth of Vrindavan), was created in Assam sometime in the late 17th century. It’s a woven silk with scenes from the early life of Lord Krishna during the time he lived in the forest of Vrindavan. It is 9 metres long and the main architect of this famous and exquisite piece was none other than Mahapurush Sri Shankardeva, the great Vaishnavite saint of Assam. He presented this unique narrative of Lord Krishna’s life to King Naranarayana and Prince Chilaraai as they were keen on knowing how the Lord had spent his time in Vrindavan.
The Koh-i-Noor is amongst the most celebrated gems in the world. It was taken from India under the terms of the Last Treaty of Lahore, signed in 1839. After being shaped and cut by the British, it now weighs 105.6 Carat.
The Rath Yatra(Chariot festival) is one of the grandest festivals celebrated at the Jagannath Temple in Puri.This commemorates the annual visit of Lord Jagannath along with his siblings Balabhadra and Subhadra to their aunt’s house. Gundicha.
Bali Yatra, a festival that commemorates the rich maritime history of Odisha is celebrated throughout the state. In the historic city of Cuttack, a week-long event is organised starting from the day of Kartika Purnima.
Sivasagar, in Eastern Assam, is a city of historical and cultural significance, which also showcases nature's beauty. It served as the seat of power for the Ahoms, and contains important monuments from the era.
Step into the captivating history of the four queens who ruled in succession. Begums of Bhopal were known to be competent rulers as they redefined the city of Bhopal and maintained respectable relations with the British
This story is based on the World’s first all granite temple, the Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjavur. The pride of Rajaraja Chola I, built almost 1000 years ago, this temple is the best example of precision and symmetry in architecture.
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