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  • 28

    Jan'17

    Mahayan Buddhism

    Mahayana Buddhism emerged during the 5th Buddhist council. It favoured worship of idols of Buddha. Sanskrit became its language. The Bodhisattva epic is related to it.

  • 28

    Jan'17

    Ahmadia movement

    Ahmadia movement was a religious reform movement among the Muslims started in 1889 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmmad. It did credible work in the field of social reform and education. It is also called Qadiani Movement.

  • 23

    Jan'17

    Rock cut cave Architecture

    Rock cut cave Architecture began in the pre-Mauryan age and continued till early medieval age in India. Bagha Caves, Carle Chaitya, Barbara Caves, Udayagiri caves, Chariot temples of the Pallavas, Kailash temple of Ellora etc are the best specimen of it.

  • 23

    Jan'17

    Dr Nivedita Bhasin

    Originally an Irish. She was the disciple of Swami Vivekananda. She elaborated the concept of Hinduism as a national philosophy. Her real name was Margarate Noble.

  • 23

    Jan'17

    Saifuddin Kitchlu

    Saifuddin Kitchlu was a freedom fighter from Punjab. It was a prominent figure in non-cooperation movement and anti-Rowlatt Satyagraha. He founded the World Peace Forum in 1950.

  • 20

    Jan'17

    Rani Gaidinliu

    Rani Gaidinliu was a great freedom fighter from Manipur. She was given the title 'Rani' by Jawaharlal Nehru.

  • 20

    Jan'17

    Shyamaji Krishnavarma

    Shyamaji Krishnavarma established Indian Home Rule Society in London in 1905, later named as Indian House. He edited the journala 'Indian Sociologist.'

  • 20

    Jan'17

    Midnapur

    Midnapur in West Bengal saw the establishment of national government during the Quit India Movement, of KP Keshavan.

  • 20

    Jan'17

    Vaikom

    Vaikom is a place in Kerala famous for temple entry movement, called Vaikom Satyagraha.

  • 20

    Jan'17

    August Declaration of 1917

    August Declaration of 1917 by Montague outlining the British interest to establish liberal rule in India. It was a predecessor to development of institutions of self government.

  • 20

    Jan'17

    Rowlatt Act

    Rowlatt Act was passed in 1919. It was the major cause of non-cooperation movement of 1921. Under it any one was to be arrested and put behind the bars for indefinite period without any trial.

  • 20

    Jan'17

    Sarvajanik Pooja Sabha

    Sarvajanik Pooja Sabha established in 1867 by Ranade and Atmaram in Pune as a media between the government and the public.

  • 12

    Jan'17

    Lalit Kala Academy

    Lalit Kala Academy established in 1954 to promote understanding of Indian art both within and outside the country. It strives to promote is through exhibitions, publications, workshops and camps.

  • 12

    Jan'17

    Khayal

    Khayal is a style of Hindustani music developed by the efforts of Sharangi rulers of Janunpur. It is more delicate and romantic. The Gharanas of Gwalior, Agra, Atroli and Kirana are associated with it.

  • 12

    Jan'17

    Yaksha Gana

    Yaksha Gana is a folk theater of Karnataka on themes drawn from the epics related to incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Elaborate make up, colourful dresses and huge head dress are its chief marks.

  • 12

    Jan'17

    Vijaynagar Art

    Vijayanagar art is a part of Dravaidian architecture known as Provida style. It was famous for the prominence of carved pillars and piers. Amman or consort hall is a distinguished feature. Best specimen of this type of Buddhist architecture.

  • 12

    Jan'17

    Chaitya

    Chaitya is the Buddist prayer hall consisting of several pillars, made of stone and wood. Karle Chatiya in Maharashtra is the best specimen of this type of Buddhist architecture.

  • 08

    Jan'17

    Bharat Dharama Mahamandala

    Bharat Dharma Mahamandal was established by Pandit Deen Dayal Sharma in 1890 to organise orthodox Hindus against the radical reforms of various socio religious groups.

  • 08

    Jan'17

    Wahabi Movement

    Wahabi Movement was started in early part of 18th century by Abdul Wahab. Later it was led by Syed Ahmed of Rae Bareli. Revival of Muslim political glory in India was its objective.

  • 08

    Jan'17

    Gopuram

    Gopuram is the entrance of Dravidian styled temples in South India. It was developed during the rule of Cholas. It decoration and magnanimity often overshadows the main temple.

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