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  1. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    Travels of Fa-Hien to BHARATVARSH( 399-412/413 AD): Introduction In these troubled times, when the diplomatic relations between India & China are at its lowest point, let us reflect back 1600 years ago when a famous Chinese pilgrim and scholar named Fa-Hien came to India and has left a moving...
  2. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    Spread of BHARAT's Knwledge and Learning to Foreign Countries. The products of these universities, distinguished themselves by their work in foreign countries like Tibet, China & the islands of Indian Ocean. The works of these self- sacrificing scholars in the extension of Indian learning &...
  3. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    BHARAT's road network is very celestial Chandragupta Maurya had a whole army of officials overseeing the maintenance of this road as told by the Greek diplomat Megasthenes who spent fifteen years at the Mauryan court he mentions this in Indica. Takshashila was well connected by roads with other...
  4. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    During the time of the Maurya Empire in the 3rd century bce. There happened overland trade between BHARAT and several parts of the Hellenistic world went through the cities of the north-west on massive scale.Takshashila was well connected by roads with other parts of the Maurya empire. The...
  5. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    There is Uttarapatha as well. Dakshinapatha is mentioned in the Arthasastra of Kautilya. BHARAT had very advanced road network for trade was unavoidable for the richest country of world.
  6. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    Yes. https://defenceforumindia.com/threads/buddhism-in-india.54561/post-2042763
  7. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    The Nanda Dynasty ( 387/382/365/345 – 322 BCE) The Nandas were a dynasty of ancient Magadha, which created a large empire from Beas river to Odhisa. They were exceedingly rich, powerful and perhaps...
  8. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    Pataliputra in Indian Literature: The foundation of Pataliputra is traced in the Pali texts to the famous Emperor of Magadha, Ajatshatru ( 491-461 BCE). Ajatshatru selected for a city, a convenient site on the Ganges & had it constructed under his chief ministers...
  9. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    Sunga Dynasty (184-73 BCE) As per the Ayodhya inscription of 1st century BCE, Pushyamitra Sunga is credited with holding two Ashvamedha Yajñas. Ayodhya inscription Pushyamitra was succeeded by his son Aginimitra in 149 BCE, and ruled for 8 years. This king has been immortalised by Kalidasa...
  10. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    Other Kings of Haryanka Dynasty Udayabhadra or Udayan succeeded Ajātshatru in 461 BCE. He is credited for shifting the capital of Magadha from Rajgir to Pātaliputra. He also defeated the kings of Avanti. Buddhist sources indicate that he was murdered by his son Anuruddha for the throne...
  11. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    The Rise of Magadha The article would describe on the Magadha as an Imperial Power from 6th century BCE to 1st century BCE and would include the political, cultural advancement of India under the hegemony of Magadha, which made India a superpower in ancient times. Magadha, in ancient...
  12. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    History of Pātaliputra The city has been named in various texts of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism, and has been known by various names such as ‘Pātalaigrama’, ‘Pushpa-pura’, ‘Kusum-pura’, etc. The origin of the name of Pātaliputra is...
  13. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    @ezsasa you asked on women's dressing I can tell you very diverse apparels. For example Bengal Odisha side. On the deccan side such dressing goes all the way back upto Satvahanas.
  14. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    In Ancient BHARATVARSH, there was an examination board called Sastrakara-Pariksha. This board approved all new grammatical/scientific/economic/philosophical treatises created for public welfare. It was held every year. Panini likely presented his Aṣṭādhyāyī here first. The Greeks––Megasthenes...
  15. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    "For no language of the past have we a record comparable to Pāṇini's record of his mother tongue, nor is it likely that any language spoken today will be so perfectly recorded" –– Language (1933) by Leonard Bloomfield[father of the American Distributionalist theory of language]
  16. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    The consciousness of the people in those Yugas were highly elevated and hence nude women or women with small clothing were generally not seen as cum dumpsters.
  17. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    Dressing sense depended from women to women in all times in history of Bharatvarsh. There was never one uniform dresscode nor dressing sense. The ancient Bharatvarsh was a great piece of land which was approx three times bigger than what we have today.
  18. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    We never even had such retarded ridiculous climate as that of arab that we would have needed clothing like umbrellas.
  19. asaffronladoftherisingsun

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    The attire of women in Ancient Bharat was subject to indoozal taste there were not much restrictions in that regards.
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