The Saint Queen of Malwa By Smita Mukerji and Swapnil Hasabnis Scarce does one come across a comparable character in history as Rani Ahalyabai of the Holkars, in whom a deep spirituality and profound worldly wisdom found perfect coincidence. This illustrious kulvadhu of the Holkars was the epitome of purity, sagacity, charity and compassion, combined … Continue reading Ahalyabai Holkar
The Life and Works of Late Historian Ninad Bedekar By Smita Mukerji and Swapnil Hasabnis Ninad Bedekar during one of the heritage treks at a fort Today (May 10) is the Fifth anniversary of death of one of the most outstanding historians of our times, Ninad Bedekar. Few people outside Maharashtra are familiar with this … Continue reading A Tribute to the ‘Shivbhushan’
An accurate interpretation of the term ‘Hindavi Swarajya’ would be: Hindu Paramountcy... an assertion of the ascendance of Hindus in the lands of their ancestors, primacy of their civilisational ethos, religious values and cultural expressions to eradicate the corrupting and degrading influence and ignominious vassalage to Islamic rule. And there is not a single act in the career of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj that deviated from this vision.