How does the Patanjali Mahabhashya throw light on Mauryan history?

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By Sunil Kumar Difficult dating anything in ancient history(Indian and global); but Patanjali’s Mahabhashya was most probably written in the latter half of the Mauryan empire according to most accounts. With the glory days of the Mauryan Golden age now …

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Who was Kalhan, the Writer of Rajtarangini? In which king’s court did he live?

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By Sunil Kumar For the story of Kalhan(or Kalhana); we need to take a trip nearly 900 years into the past. The son of a Kashmiri minister Carpaka; he was most probably a Brahmin who wrote the Rajtarangini(literally “River of …

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