Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in 326 BCE

samudra gupta alexander war

Historians have wrongly mixed Maurya with Chandra Gupta I. His son Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in early 326 BCE. Alexander III of Macedon, after conquering Asia Minor, Egypt and Persia, invaded India in 327 BCE. He defeated … Read more

Mumbai (Bombay) Ancient Name was Kshaharatapuri

Mumbai and its nearby area, Nala Sopara were reclaimed by Sage Parasurama from Sea. Present 7 islands of Mumbai were called Kshaharatapuri around 1st century BCE, as it was ruled by Kshaharata kings or western Satraps. Nala … Read more

Origins of High Heels (Platform Footwear)

High Heel shoes were used since 3500 BCE in Egypt and during later periods in Middle-East, India, Italy and Greece. Infact, platform heels or high heels in those days solved more purpose than today. Ancient Egyptian butchers … Read more

Quenevadi engraved by Europeans is Lord Ganapathi

Lord Ganapathi or Ganesha was depicted as Quenevadi God in engravings done during late 17th century by Europeans who visited Indian subcontinent. In the series published by Bernard Picart around 1672 CE, Ganesha, the god with elephant … Read more