An old capital excavated, India’s most famous poet and a Dowager queen who controlled much of present-day Vidrarbha over 1500 years ago…Enter the fascinating world of the early Vakatakas whose story is being put together - piece by piece, through a series of exciting excavations
‘Blacked-out’ by contemporary chroniclers, the Kalabhras acquired an air of mystery for the lack of information on them. Yet they seem to have held sway over the deep South of India for 300 years. We dive into Tamil country and find how they were on the wrong side of history...
A cultural renaissance driven by thriving trade in southern India birthed the three most powerful dynasties of the Sangam Era – the Cheras, Cholas and Pandyas of ‘Tamil Country’. We dig deep to get a rare glimpse into their times, their cities and the legacy they left behind.
The earliest Tamil literature on record paints a vivid picture of what life was like in Southern India over 2,000 years ago. Journey through Tamilakam or ‘Tamil country’, via the prose and poetry of the Sangam Era, when an intriguing blend of fact, myth and legend evolved
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