Asokan Edict of Kalsi and the amazing story of “Discovery of Asoka the Great”

In this episode – Ashokan Rock Edict of Kalsi, Stories of Asoka, the ‘Discovery’ of Asoka by James Prinsep and George Turnour .. and more ๐Ÿ™‚

Iron Pillar and other prominent architectural aspects @ Qutub

Ever wondered how “Delhi” got its name? ..ok..sample this.. “เค•เฅ€เคฒเฅ€ เคคเฅ‹ ‘เคขเฅ€เคฒเฅ€’ เคญเคˆ เคคเฅ‹เคฎเคฐ เคญเค เคฎเคคเคนเฅ€เคจ ” ..rings a bell ??

Ok ..watch this quick episode about the IRON PILLAR @ Qutub Complex and the stories associated with it and you’ll know the answer ๐Ÿ™‚ There’s also a discussion about the architectural techniques of medieval times! Happy Exploring ๐Ÿ™‚

Ashoka’s Pillar near Northern Ridge Delhi

One of the two Ashokan pillars in Delhi is at Northern Ridge. It stands on the road between Mutiny Memorial & Hindu Rao Hospital. Built by Ashoka during ancient times, transported to Delhi in the 14th cent by a curious king & then interpreted by the Orientalists.

Here’s a video which talks about this pillar –ย as we explored the Landmarks of the Revolt of 1857 at the Northern Ridge!