2 Oct 2013 Video
The Making of the Mahatma
Directed by Shyam Benegal
Written by Fatima Meer
Released in 1996

The Making of the Mahatma (1996) is joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi during his 21 years in South Africa. Th... Read More
 8 Aug 2013 Video
100 ft long pre-historic rock paintings at Isco Caves in Jharkhand, 10000 BC
Filmed by Badshah Singh

Cave paintings lie in neglect
The Telegraph - 2008

Isco (Hazaribagh), March 12: Around 46km from here is the village of Barkagaon, where lies the Isco cave known for rock paintings over a... Read More
 1 Jul 2013 Video
Ganga and the Himalayas

Discover the importance of Ganga in this spellbinding journey to the Himalayas!

"The epic journey to find the source of the Ganges. Reaching the temple of Gangotri - the place where Hindus believe that Ganges first appeared on Earth. Further on we will also ... Read More
 2 Jun 2013 Video
Mahabharata - Myth or Truth? A critical analysis

The Mahabharata (Sanskrit Mahābhārata महाभारत) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana.

Besides its epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandava prin... Read More
 7 Mar 2013 Video
By Suhel Johar

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As a student of architecture, Nachiket Patwardhan was fascinated by the life of the 18th century warrior queen Ahilyabai Holkar, who built numerous wells, riverfront, stairways, hig... Read More
 12 Feb 2013 Video
Produced by Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, India

Ayurveda continues to grow rapidly as one of the most important systems of mind-body medicine and natural healing, as a spiritual approach to life becomes ever more important in this ecologi... Read More
 24 Jan 2013 Video
Rare video:
A rare footage from a 1913 French coloured film showing a religious procession in South India...

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 20 Jan 2013 Video
The Benares of James Prinsep
A historical documentary
Directed by James Wills Ellison

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 14 Jan 2013 Video
Images of Kumbh Mela (1960)
A documentary by Bimal Roy

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In 1960, the great Indian Film Director Bimal Roy had shot the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad and Haridwar as background for his projected film Amrit Kumbh Ki Khoj based on Amrita Kumbher Sandhaney by... Read More
 4 Jan 2013 Video
Talk given by Her Highness the Princess of Travancore, Gouri Parvathi Bayi at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco in February 2012.

Her Highness Princess Gouri Parvathi Bayi of the Travancore Royal Family will introduce the history of her family -- an illustrious dynasty that governed,... Read More
 14 Aug 2012 Video
A Tryst with Destiny
This speech was delivered to the Constituent Assembly of India in New Delhi on August 15 1947 by India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

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Long years ago we made a tr... Read More
 25 Jul 2012 Video
AbeBooks: The Difference Between an Ex-Library & an Ex Libris Book?

When searching on AbeBooks, you will see the terms ex-library and ex libris. Although they sound similar, it's important to not confuse them.

Ex-library indicates that the book was once in a public library. Ex-libr... Read More