Bhakti Saints & their time period

●Shankara (788 – 820 AD) ●Ramanuja (1017-1137 A.D) ●Basava (12th Century) ●Madhva (1238-1319 AD) ●Ramanada (15th century) ●Kabir (1440-1510 AD) ●Chaitanya (1468-1533 AD) ●Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1538 AD) ●Purandara (15th century) ●Dadu Dayal (1544-1603 AD) ●Surdas (1483-1563 AD) ●Vallabhacharya (1479-1531 AD) ●Shankaradeva (1499-1569 AD) ●Mirabai (1498-1563 AD) ●Haridas (1478-1573 AD) ●Tulasidas (1532-1623 AD) ●Namdeva (1270-1309 … Read more

Deficiency Diseases

Types of Vitamins Deficiency Diseases ●A (Retinol)- Night blindness ●B1 (Thiamine) – Beriberi ●B2 (Riboflavin) – Retarded growth, bad skin ●B12 (Cyanocobalamin)- Anaemia ●C (Ascorbic acid)- Scurvy ●D (Calciferol) – Rickets ●K (Phylloquinone) – Excessive bleeding due to injury Types of Minerals Deficiency Diseases ●Calcium -Brittle bones, excessive bleeding ●Phosphorus- Bad teeth and bones ●Iron- … Read more

50 Important Temples In India

Temples in India is important topic for IAS prelims exam. While studying temples in India, the focus should be- Location of the temple (town, state, river, hill), the main deity, style of architecture, a period of construction, world heritage sites, and patrons. In this article, we will cover most temples in detail.  Vijayeshwar and  Chakradhar … Read more

History of Harshavardhana Pushyabhuti (606 to 647 CE)

Sources Two major sources of information regarding the Pushyabhuti dynasty are the Harshacharita, a prose biography written by Banabhatta, court poet of king Harshavardhana, and the account of the Chinese pilgrim Xuanzang. Story The Pushyabhutis initially had their base in the area around Sthanishvara (modern Thanesar in Punjab). The fourth king of the line was … Read more

Rock Cut Caves & Cave Paintings of India – NCERT Notes

Rock cut caves and Cave paintings are important part of Indian Culture. In following article, we have covered history of Rock cut caves and Cave paintings in India and few important sites in brief.  Introduction Prehistoric paintings have been found in many parts of the world. We do not really know if Lower Palaeolithic people … Read more