The Sun Temple of Konark

The Sun Temple of Konark – a world heritage – is located in Odisha, an eastern State of India. One of the Seven Wonders of world in the past – the monument evokes global interest even now...

The Alchi Monastery

The Alchi Monastery is considered to be among the oldest monasteries of Ladakh. As one walks through the Alchi monastery complex, one seems to walk in and out of the present and the past, with the qu...

Kashi to Banaras and Varanasi

Kashi is said to be more than 15000 years old, the oldest inhabited city in the world. Kashi which was also known as Banaras and now known as Varanasi was the centre of rituals and spiritual growth s...

Divine splendour

Listen to the significance of Navaratri festival as Baldevanand Sagar notes how the power of divine mother can be sought through observing certain rituals during the nine-day festival.

The Wonder of Indian Constitution

Know the nuances of the Indian constitution in the programme ‘The Wonder of Indian Constitution’. Describing the comprehensive document of the Indian Constitution, full of its rights, duties and laws...

Folk songs of Nagaland by All Girls Band

Catch Lucy G Chattopadhyay in conversation with Tetseo Sisters where they sing and tell us about their musical journey and the legacy of folks songs in their hometown of Nagaland.

Folk tradition of Tamil Nadu

Priyanka Gera telltales the rich folk tradition of Tamil Nadu. While the lyrics reveal a lot about the lifestyle of the people, the idea of folk songs is to recreate the rural landscape of Tamils. ‘F...

Al-Beruni (Parsia) (1024-1030 AD)

Accompanying  Ghazni at the time of his Indian raids, muslim scholar Al-Beruni visited India and travelled across. Known popularly as founder of Indology, his famous book was ‘Tahqiq-i-Hind’ which ex...

Al-Masudi (957 AD)

Arab traveller Al-Masudi was the first one to combine history and scientific geography in his book “Muruj-ul-Zehab”. Scripted by Dr. Sanjay Garg, Surya G Yadav and Suraj Andrews present the traveller...

I-Tsing (671-695 AD)

Chinese traveller visited India in connection with Buddhism and described the Buddhist practices in India. He received much acclaim on his return, but like his predecessor Hiuen-tsang, I-tsing devote...