Deep within India, around the Malwa plateau, you will find some of the oldest free-standing temples of India. In this episode of Tales and Trails, we take you on an unforgettable journey to understand why they are so important
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.
Tucked away in the forests of West Bengal are Jain temples nearly a thousand years old, built by Shaivaite kings of Odisha. Crumbling and overgrown, they represent a time when Purulia was an important hub of Jainism