Is it a coincidence that the modern state of Maharashtra was home to an ancient dynasty known as the ‘Maharathis’ 2200 years ago? Who were they and what was their world like? We trace the forgotten story of local chieftains and influential overlords who ruled the Deccan in ancient times.
The story of an 18th century trailblazer who became one of the Deccan’s most influential women, working her way up from being the daughter of a travelling performer. A poet as well as a warrior, she was granted a bodyguard of 100 soldiers and drummers to announce her arrival!
Chandrapur in Maharashtra is little more than a transit point for the famous Tadoba Tiger Reserve but pause long enough and the city will reveal its fascinating story to you. Did you know that ‘Chanda’ was the capital of a Gond tribal kingdom that ruled Central India for 500 years ?
Nashik in Maharashtra has many modern avatars but its true essence lies in its spiritual links and its rich history that goes back over 2,000 years. Catch the legends and lore that surround this city, which was won and lost by some of the region’s greatest empires
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