A deep-dive into his conquests, administration and architecture.

Raja Raja Cholan History — Story of Raja Raja Chola Ponniyin Selvan

An Intro


Is Naadi shastra real or fake?

My Naadi astrology shastra review experience. Fake or true?


An Untold Tale of Boldness of a Madurai Nayaka King.

History of Aurangzeb — Madurai Nayak Kings — Madurai Nayakkar varalaaru
Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor

The Background


Impressive Events from Thirumalai Nayaka’s life that we have forgotten today

  1. What happened to him when a tiger was about to attack him, and
  2. What happened when the Mysore army went about cutting off the noses of the people in his country!


The Forgotten Architectural & Cultural Achievements of the Madurai Nayaka Ruler


A Betel-bearer who became the First Nayaka King

The Background


A gripping conclusion.


The murder mystery solved using historical facts and inscriptions

  1. Have you read the famous novel Ponniyin Selvan? ✔️
  2. Do you know about Aditya Karikalan, Rajaraja Chola and historical context around them? ✔️


The amazing life of the Chan, Zen & Kung Fu master

  • Bodhidharma was the 28th patriarch of Buddhism, hailing from India.
  • Bodhidharma founded Chan Buddhism and Zen Buddhism.
  • Bodhidharma is the father of Shaolin Kung Fu.
Life of Bodhidharma. All about Bodhidharma Damo Daruma Indian King Prince Kanchipuram Chan Zen Buddhism
All about Bodhidharma
  • Around 470 AD, Bodhidharma was born in Kanchipuram in India, as the third son to a Pallava King, believed to be Skandavarman IV.
  • Bodhidharma renounced his royal life and became a Buddhist monk. Upon instruction from his guru Prajnatara, he travelled to China to spread Mahayana Buddhism.
  • By around 520 AD, he reached south China.


Avvaiyar, the expert at “subtle sarcasm” poems

The Three Avvaiyars

  1. Avvaiyar I — Legendary Avvaiyar, with who Murugan played pranks (“Sutta pazhama sudaadha pazhamaa”)
  2. Avvaiyar II — Sangam poet (200 BC — 100 AD). Friend…

Ungal Anban Hemanth

Tamil / Indian History buff, blogger.

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