Monthly Archives: July 2014

Vijayanagara Empire- Rise of the Sangama Dynasty

In my previous article, I had taken a look at the initial years of the Sangama Dynasty and the reign of  Harihara and Bukka Raya the founders of the empire. Here we shall see how the succeeding generation of rulers, … Continue reading

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Prequel to Vijayanagara Empire

Sri Ratnakar has been writing about the great Vijayanagara Empire. I thought of writing the prequel to the birth of Vijayanagara Empire. This is from the perspective of the founding Saint of Vijayanagara Empire Sri Vidyaranya Mahaswami. But before we … Continue reading

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Sangama Dynasty- Harihara and Bukka

In my series on Vijayanagar Empire, I had started with the founding of the Empire, and in this post I will be looking at the reign of the brothers Harihara I and Bukka Raya,  and the foundation of the Sangama … Continue reading

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Vijayanagar Empire- The Beginning

(This is a series of blog posts by me about the Vijayanagara Empire one of the greatest empires in history of India, that ruled for 250 years, and effectively checked the Muslim advance down South). “The city of Vijayanagar  is … Continue reading

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History Under Your Feet

It was around a decade back, when I was working in Bhubaneshwar, a place that is home to some of the most ancient temples in India, gateway to Konark’s Sun Temple and Puri Jagannath Temple. And close by is Dhauli, … Continue reading

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