Introduction to the life and times of Shakespeare. Shakespeare is perhaps the most popular dramatist in the world even today, several centuries after his death. He wrote thirty eight plays, two long poems and a hundred and fifty four sonnets. This book is an insight into his life, his works and some..
Shivaji, the great Maratha leader, battled for independence against alien invaders. He brought revolutionary changes to society, politics, military tactics and fort architecture. His name lives on and inspires generation after generation to follow a path of wisdom and righteousness...
Hundreds of years ago, on the field of Kurukshetra, the entire warrior race of North India destroyed itself in a great battle. The events that led up to this disaster are recounted in the Mahabharata. As in all ancient epics, the story is based on historical facts, embellished by myth and legend. A ..
A sensitive, stubborn, self-willed child from a poor Tamil family, Srinivasa Ramanujan grew up to be one of India greatest mathematicians, whose discoveries continue to puzzle experts the world over. This eccentric genius who found spiritual meaning in mathematics, formulated a theory of reality aro..
Just imagine how many things Television brings to us — cartoons, movies, games, songs, scenery, general knowledge and much more. From the very first models of television that were invented, scientists have been trying to better it. Television technology has become more advanced now and today, the LC..
In his eighth incarnation, Vishnu was born as Krishna among the clan of the Yadavas and brought up by the cowherds of Gokula and Brindavana. Krishna rid the world of many demons. He taught kings how to rule, and men the true meaning of life. He spread light and grace in the world. Krishna’s charm as..
Traditionally attributed to author Vyasa, the Mahabharata is the longest Indian epic, which is of immense cultural importance to Indians. The story revolves around Dhritharashtra’s hundred sons, the Kauravas, and the five virtuous sons of King Pandu, the Pandavas, and their struggle for the throne o..
From Babur to Aurangazeb. From the early 1500s to the late 1700s, Hindustan, what is today India, was ruled by some of the greatest emperors of all time – the Mughals. Beginning with Babur and ending with Aurangazeb, this book offers a comprehensive knowledge of the Mughal Empire...
The author, Mathuram Bhoothalingam, takes the reader on a journey of fantasy through the eyes of a small girl, Soumani, into the world of Gods. The elephant headed god of wisdom, Ganesa, is her guide. One by one she meets the gods of Indra’s heaven and Ganesa tells her of how they have come to be wh..
Discover the New 7 Wonders of the World, chosen through the first ever global vote! Of the seven wonders of the ancient world, chosen in 200 BC by Philon of Byzantium in Athens, only one remains. It was time to scan the history of the past 2000 years and choose the New 7 Wonders of the World. The ca..