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How Tirumala Temple survived Islamic Invasion
Many Temples, even in South India were plundered, looted and idols destroyed when Islamic invasion happened. But few temples like Tirumala, Srisailam managed to survive through that period. Srisailam was not easily accessible in those days because it was being …

History of Andhra since 4th Millennium BCE
The last King of Kanva Dynasty (7th dynasty to rule Magadha Kingdom), Susarma was killed by his general and minister by name Sindhuka or Srimukha (an Andhra Brahmin) who ascended to the throne of Magadha in 833 BCE. This article …

Chanakya and Chandragupta Maurya ruled Magadha from 1534 BCE
Chanakya and Chandragupta Maurya (16th century BCE) were confused with Chandragupta (4th century BCE) by Indian historians. This error created a gap of almost 1200 years in History. This article is continuation in Series of List of Magadha Kings since …

List of Magadha Kings since 4159 BCE
History of Magadha is recorded since 4159 BCE through Matsya Purana. Eventhough, Brihadradha established his dynasty rule from 3709 BCE with Girivrajapura as capital (present day Rajgir in Bihar), his ancestors names were available in puranas. Their reigning periods were …

Subhrak, Horse which killed Qutbuddin Aibak
Subhhrak (शुभ्रक) is a less known loyal horse in Indian history. It was owned by Karna Singh, the King of Chittorgarh. Quṭb al-Dīn Aibak also spelt Quṭb ud-Dīn Aibak or Qutub ud-Din Aybak (1150–1210 CE), was the founder of the …

Warrior Queen Nayaki Devi, who defeated Muhammad Ghori
Indian History in text books was written mostly by people who were not patriots. There are many dynasties who ruled for centuries, but few invaders who ruled for lesser years got more coverage. Many warriors, especially females were neglected and …

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 Sopara, was ancient …

Dwivida, Vanara from Ramayana – Killed by Balarama
Dwivida, Vanara who survived from Ramayana era was killed by Balarama as mentioned in Bhagavata and Vishnu puranas. He, along with Mainda were son of devas Aswini brothers. Both brothers participated in the coronation of Sugriva (Valmiki Ramayana 4.26.34). Dwivida …