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™‚

The Story of Kohinoor the Blood Diamond! Part 2 of 2

 

Part 2 of 2 : the story of the Koh-e-Noor before it was named so!

The Curse behind the Sparkle: Koh e Noor the blood diamond!

Muhammad Shah rangeeley re sajna, tum bin mai kaa kaari badariya nit naa suhaawe!!

Aurangzeb was the sixth Mughal emperor, and after his death in 1707, as many as six more emperors would sit on the Peacock throne in the next 12 years. On the 10th of September, we shall discuss the period under Mohammad Shah โ€˜Rangilaโ€™, the cultural rennaissance of Delhi, the aftermath of Nadir Shahโ€™s invasion and also how it was the rise of a dowager queen and a powerful eunuch nawab who became the proxy rulers after Rangeelaโ€™s death. We will also trace the journey of the most cursed jewel, the โ€˜Koh-i-Noorโ€™.

The baithak will cover

โ— Masjid, and structures inside the Qudsia Bagh.

โ— Discussion on decline and weakening of Mughal empire during the 18th century.

โ— The proxy rulers of Delhi : Qudsia Begum & Nawab Jawed Khan.

โ— Interesting stories of the Koh-i-Noor and itโ€™s journey from the mines of South India, to the Peacock throne, to Nader Shah, to Ranjit Singhโ€™s turban to Queen Victoriaโ€™s crown.

Join us in discussing this interesting period of history with walk leader Bela Upadhyay

Day & Date : Sunday, 10th September/2017.

Time : 8:30 am to 11:30 am.

Venue : Qudsia Bagh.ย https://goo.gl/maps/aZ89kz2jAa92

World Storytelling Day ๐Ÿ˜„

It’s #WorldStorytellingDay ๐Ÿ™‚ and we bring to you some of our most popular and engaging Stories from the bygone era and mesmerizing “Baithak” session films ๐Ÿ™‚ Enjoy!

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