Category Archives: history

Legends of India 06: The Shunga Period

The advent of Buddhism and Jainism played a great role in shaping the history of India in 2nd century BC. Pushyamitra Shunga, the commander of the last Mauryan king Brihadratha killed the king, in the first of its kind act … Continue reading

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The longing of Laxman – An excerpt from Kurukshetra Yuddha-2, Ardhasatya

……………………………………. दुर्योधन के जाने के पश्चात्‌ लक्ष्मण बहुत देर वहीं उसके तम्बू के बाहर खड़ा रहा। चहुँ ओर से उसे सन्तुष्ठ क्षत्रियों के स्वर सुनाई देने लगे। सम्शप्तकों की प्रतिज्ञा से आश्वस्त वे योद्धा फिर से मदिरा और स्त्रियों में … Continue reading

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Legends of India 05: King Ashoka

My next installment on Legends of India talks about the greatest king who ruled these lands. King Ashoka and his story, his legends, and of-course with my drawings. Please read the full article here: http://netra-creative-vision.blogspot.in/2015/01/ashoka-greatest-king-of-indian-history.html

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Legends of India 04: Chandragupta Maurya

Next in the series of Legends of India, I talk about Chandragupta Maurya, the first emperor of the unified India. A great personality, an achiever at a very young age. I have put a bit of my own research related … Continue reading

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Legends of India 03- Chanakya

In the third installment about legends of India, I have write about the great scholar and guru of politics, Chanakya. I have already written about Chanakya in my earlier posts on my blog dedicated to the TV serial made based … Continue reading

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Kurukshetra Yuddha

Four tough years of writing and My debut novel “Kurukshetra Yuddha” is now out in the market. It was launched around 8 months ago in Bangalore comic con. About Kurukshetra Yuddha:Mahabharat, the great Indian epic, has inspired a lot of people all … Continue reading

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Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s Chanakya: A contemporary view of history and politics

I always love history; particularly ancient Indian history. It is always great to have a glimpse of a glorious past that this country is having. Though we have lot many information sources today which can tell us about great personalities … Continue reading

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