What makes the Buddha special? Was it just his teachings? Or is there something more? The clock of Indian History begins ticking with the Buddha. Find out how!
Did the map of India always look like this? How were the states of India formed? Read to find out about the dramatic and tragic story of the Creation of the Indian States.
Not only is the Ramayana a part of India’s living culture, it is also a text that reveals much about India’s geography, landscape and forests. Read on!
Snakes have been a popular Symbol across world cultures. What do they symbollize in India and its art forms?
It isn’t easy to explain the significance of Republic Day to Children. Here’s a lovely book that can help.
Why is Plum Cake called Plum Cake when it does not contain Plums? An innocuous question from the kids leads me into the past and prompts a walk along the annals of Christianity in India.
“Why does the Indian team wear blue?” A question from my son prompts me to take a walk down Indian History.
More tips to make History Interesting for Children – use the classic approach of master-storytellers!
Rituals are often connected with Myths and the ritual of Ayudha-Puja performed on Vijaydashmi is linked to an interesting story of the Mahabharata.
The Asurs, a tribe in Central India that trace their ancestry to Mahishasur, the Buffalo Demon beheaded by Durga during Navratri, treat the festival as a period of mourning. As with everything in India, there is always another side!