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  • भारत में हिंद-यवन शासन (Indo-Greek Rule in India)

    मौर्य साम्राज्य के पतन के साथ ही विकेंद्रीकरण की प्रवृत्तियाँ क्रियाशील हो उठीं और भारत की राजनीतिक एकता कुछ समय के लिए खंडित हो गई। इस काल में भारत पर पुनः उत्तर-पश्चिम से विदेशियों के आक्रमण होने लगे। इनमें सबसे पहले आक्रांता थे बैक्ट्रिया के ग्रीक, जिन्हें प्राचीन भारतीय साहित्य में ‘यवन ’ कहा गय

  • Andhra-Satavahana Dynasty and Gautamiputra Satakarni

    The Satavahana dynasty was an ancient Indian dynasty, which established its existence in the 3rd century BC. Started ruling central South India in the last phase of AD. During the decline of the mighty Maurya Empire, the Satavahana dynasty started the rise of its power by making Pratishthan (Paithan

  • कलिंग का महामेघवाहन वंश और खारवेल (Mahameghavahana Dynasty of Kalinga and Kharavela)

    प्राचीन भारत में कलिंग एक समृद्ध राज्य था। प्राचीन कलिंग के राज्य-क्षेत्र के अंतर्गत पुरी और गंजाम के जिले का कुछ भाग, उत्तर तथा उत्तर-पश्चिम के कुछ प्रदेश तथा दक्षिण भारत के आधुनिक तेलगू भाषा-भाषी प्रांत के कुछ क्षेत्र सम्मिलित थे। कलिंग देश के निवासी स्वतंत्रता प्रेमी थे। यही कारण है कि अशोक उन पर

  • Shaka (Scythian) and Parthian Rule in India (Shaka (Scythian) and Parthian Rule in India)

    With the weakening of the mighty Mauryan Empire of Magadha, India was again attacked by foreign invaders from the northwest and the Yavana-conquerors like Demetrius and Menander invaded the north-western territories of India. He established many of his kingdoms where his descendants ruled. But in th

  • कुषाण राजवंश का इतिहास और कनिष्क महान (The History of Kushan Dynasty and Kanishka the Great)

    भारत के राजनीतिक एवं सांस्कृतिक इतिहास में कुषाण राजवंश एक सीमाचिन्ह है। शकों की तरह कुषाण भी मध्य एशिया से भागकर भारत आये थे। माना जाता है कि यू-ची एक हिंद-यूरोपीय जाति के लोग थे जो तुषारी लोगों से संबंधित थे। समय के साथ यू-ची मध्य एशिया के अन्य इलाकों- बैक्ट्रिया और भारतीय उपमहाद्वीप के उत्तरी क्ष

  • Mauryan Economy and Spread of Material Culture

    Kautilyas Arthashastra, the remnants of the Megasthenesized Indica and the Ashokan inscriptions are important sources for information on Mauryan economy, society, religion and art, which complement each other. The Junagadh inscription of Rudradaman also gives valuable information regarding the Maury

  • Epistemology in Jain Philosophy

    From the point of view of practice, knowledge means to know, to understand or to be acquainted with. Every living being receives knowledge through his senses. From the point of view of spirituality, knowledge means supreme knowledge, by which man knows the nature or reality of things. Paramjnana mea

  • जैन परंपरा में लोक और ईश्वर (Folk and God in Jain Tradition)

    विश्व, जगत् अथवा संसार के लिए जैन परंपरा में सामान्यरूप से लोक शब्द का व्यवहार हुआ है। जैन साहित्य में लोक का दो रूप मिलता है। कहीं पर पंचास्तिकाय को लोक कहा गया है तो कहीं पर षड्द्रव्य को लोक माना गया है। व्याख्याप्रज्ञप्ति (भगवतीसूत्र) में एक स्थान पर बताया गया है कि लोक पंचास्तिकायरूप है। पंचास्त

  • Maurya Emperor Chandragupta Maurya

    Mauryan Dynasty:Historical Sources and Origin  Early Life Similar to Chandragupta Mauryas lineage in his early life Legends and traditions are more on the basis of reorganization, and concrete evidence is less. In relation to his early life, Buddhist-Jain sources suggest that Chandragupta Maurya wa

  • Iranian and Greek Invasions of India :( Iranian and Greek Invasions of India)

    At the time when the process of integration was going on in eastern India under the leadership of Magadha, around the same time, decentralization and political anarchy prevailed in northwestern India. The entire northwestern region was divided into many small states and these states were eager to ma

  • Mauryan Emperor Bindusara (BC 298- BC 273)

    Chandelas of Jejakabhukti (Bundelkhand) After the death of Chandragupta, his son Bindusara BC. Magadha became the ruler in 298. This second ruler of the Maurya dynasty has been mentioned by various names by Brahmin and Buddhist texts and Greco-Roman writers. In the Puranas he has been called by the

  • Chandragupta Maurya's Administration

    Mauryan Emperor Chandragupta Maurya  Kautilyas Arthashastra, remnants of Megasthenes Indica and Ashokas inscriptions are important sources for information on Chandragupta Mauryas administration, which complement each other. On the basis of traditional belief, the economics was written by Chanakya (K

  • Mauryan Emperor Ashoka the Great

    Mauryan Emperor Chandragupta Maurya  Ashoka the Great is counted among the greatest rulers of the ancient world. During his time the Maurya Empire extended from the Hindukush ranges in the north to Mysore, Karnataka in the south by the Godavari River, and from Bengal in the east to Afghanistan in th

  • Ashoka's Administrative Reforms

    Mauryan Emperor Chandragupta Maurya  Ashokas form of governance was almost the same as that of Chandragupta Maurya. But Dhammapriya Ashoka made many reforms in the administration after the Kalinga-conquest to make his rule more humane. He wanted to uplift his subjects morally and materially through

  • The Successors of Ashoka and the Fall of the Maurya Empire

    The decline of the Maurya Empire started only after Ashoka and within about fifty years this empire came to an end. Inscriptions show that Ashoka had many sons, but only his son Teevar and his mother Karuvaki are mentioned in the inscriptions. Probably Teevar never sat on the throne of Magadha. The

  • Jainism and Lord Mahavira

    The sixth century BC. The oldest of the sects of the Niganthas or Jains. According to the Jain tradition, there have been 24 Tirthankars in this religion. History today First Tirthankara Rishabhadeva among the twenty-three Tirthankaras of the pre-Mahavira period or Adi Nath, 22nd Tirthankara Neminat

  • Buddhism and Gautama Buddha

    Birth and Early Life of Gautam Buddha The rise of Buddhism as a new intellectual movement dates back to BC. It was the most epoch-making event of the sixth century. Gautam Buddha, the originator and founder of Buddhism, was born around 563 BC. On the day of Baishakh Purnima from the womb of Queen Ma

  • Teachings of Gautam Buddha

    The Buddha did not write any scriptures and did not ask his disciples to memorize his teachings in a specific, authentic language. He preached in the popular Magadhi language and allowed the monks to memorize his teachings in their respective dialects. Soon after the Buddhas Mahaparinirvana, the fir

  • Major Sects of Buddhism and Buddhist Musics

    Theravada (Sthaviravada) The main form of Buddhism is Theravada (Sthavirvada). Theravadis consider the Pali scriptures of ancient Buddhism to be authoritative and trace their lineage to the Agrajas (Sthavira in Sanskrit and Thera in Pali). This belief is also called Path of the Forerunners or Pradha

  • India in the Sixth Century BCE:Sixteen Mahajanapadas (India in the Sixth Century BCE:Sixteen Mahajanapadas)

    Early Indian history dates back to the 6th century BC. It is considered an important transitional period. This period is often associated with the development of early kingdoms, cities, the increased use of iron, and the development of coins. The use of iron-techniques and coins brought about a revo

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