Say ‘Aurangabad’ and ‘Ajanta’ & ‘Ellora’ spring to mind. Yet on the outskirts of the city is a cave complex that is related to the world-famous Ajanta caves – and few even know of it. Catch the story of the Aurangabad Caves and the fascinating story they tell
The story of a lesser-known dynasty from Andhra Pradesh, the Vishnukundin, which revived Hinduism in the region and inspired the mighty Pallavas. Today, the only reference to this otherwise forgotten dynasty can be found in cave temples and coins.
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.