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Monday, September 12, 2005


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Caste had nothing to do with 1857 events


India has an ancient tradition of concern for the lower castes. As seen from the Bhakthi movement in India, the saints have worked assiduously to raise the status and lifestyle of lower caste groups. Therefore, it is important that we desist from seeing caste, creed, sex, and ethnicity in everything and further spread hatred and divisiveness. 

- By Aravind Sitaraman

Watch the Dragon - By Aravind Sitaraman
A mould of Hope - By Soumya Sitaraman

Scale to Next Economic Level - By Aravind Sitaraman




Historical Inscriptions


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South Indian Inscriptions

Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886.

These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

Miscellaneous Inscriptions in KannadaNew

(Inscriptions of Banas, Vaidumbas, Nolamba Pallavas, Chalukyas, Kalachuryas, Cholas, Hoysalas, Yadavas, Guttas, Alupas, Dynasties of Vijayanagara, Mysore kings)


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