Gaga Bhatt – Myths around the coronation of Shivaji

Gaga Bhatt - coronation of Shivaji

Brief Introduction Gaga Bhatt , also known as Vishweshwara Pandit was the highest priest of Banaras and the great author of multiple books of the 17th and 18th century. He was widely popular as the presided priest who performed the religious ceremony for the consecration of Shivaji Maharaj. Coronation of Shivaji Maharaj was one of … Read more

Peshwa Narayan Rao – Assassination of 18 year old ruler for the greed

Peshwa Narayan Rao

Brief Introduction   Narayan Rao was the Peshwa of the Maratha confederacy from November 1772 AD until he was murdered by the conspiracy plotted by his uncle Raghunath Rao to fulfill his greed  to become the Peshwa of the Marathas. He was murdered only after his 9 months of regime.  Narayan Rao had gone on an … Read more

Explain first anglo maratha war history | causes and significance

First Anglo Maratha war

Brief Introduction First Anglo-Maratha war is one of the most popular Historical events of the 18th century fought between the British ( East India company) and the great Marathas.  The whole episode started from the murder Of Narayan Rao on 30th August 1773 . Raghunath Rao who had murdered the Peshwa Narayan Rao took the … Read more

Mahadji Shinde Biography | Rise of Maratha empire post 1772

Mahadji Shinde

Brief Introduction Mahadji Shinde Biography : Mahadji Shinde popularly known as Mahadji Scindia was a great military commander of the Marathas and the leader of Gwalior who had successfully uplifted the sovereignty and legacy of Marathas under the Peshwa Madhava Rao , after losing third battle of Panipat in 1761 .  After the death of … Read more

Great Military strength of Marathas | Shivaji’s strategy

Military strength and administration of Shivaji Maharaj

Brief Introduction Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj possesses the highest military strength of Marathas and qualities of chivalrous courage , vigilant power and abundant resourcefulness. He took the fullest advantage of his victories and struck effective blows where they were most unexpected. He had an extraordinary vision to realise the ills of the Muslim army and other … Read more

16 interesting facts about the great Shivaji | Maratha empire

The military strength of Shivaji

Facts about the founder of Marathas empire : Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was one of the divine king who founded the Maratha empire and successfully brought back the legacy and sovereignty of India in the 17th century which was doomed by the Islamic invaders. He had put the foundation of Maratha empire in 1674 after successfully … Read more

Biography of Samarth Ramdas | Shivaji’s Guru who changed India forever

Shree Samarth Ramdas

Brief Introduction Samarth Ramdas, also popularly known as Ramdas Swami, was one of the most famous saint or spiritual master, philosopher and author of multiple books( most popular Dasbodh) . He was the Guru of the great Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who founded the Maratha empire. Samarth Ramdas had played a key role in Shivaji’s life … Read more

Shivaji Maharaj history in English for his dearest youth

The great Shivaji Maharaj

Brief Introduction Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj history in english – In this intuitive and enlightening article , we will go through the life of Shivaji Maharaj who was considered as the incarnation of Lord Shiva who brought back the legacy and sanctity of India which was ruined and declined by the Mughal and Bijapur Sultan. Shivaji … Read more

Dadoji Konddev : The great tutor of chhatrapati Shivaji

The legendary warrior Dadoji Kondadev

Introduction Dadoji Konddev was a great warrior who had played a key role in upbringing Shivaji Maharaj like a warrior king since childhood . He was the tutor and guardian of Shivaji Maharaj who founded the great Marathas empire in 17th century . Shivaji was shifted to the Poona district from Shivner in 1636 by … Read more

Jijabai information in English | Shivaji’s childhood inspiration

Rajmata Jijabai

Introduction Jijabai Bhosale widely known as Rajmata , Rastramata or Jijau was one of the most prominent women who had played a significant role in rising the Power of Hind -Swarajya through Shivaji in the history of India. Jijabai was the wife of Shahaji Bhosale and the mother of the great Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who … Read more

Biography of Shahaji Raje Bhosale | Shivaji’s father heroic life

Shahaji Bhosale

Brief Introduction Shahaji Raje or Shahaji Raje Bhosale was a prominent 17th century military leader and a Maratha noble of Indian history who had served three kingdoms during his career, Ahmednagar sultanate under Nizamshahi of Malik Ambar, Mughal Empire under Jahangir and Bijapur sultanate under Adil Shah dynasty . His courage and unusual warfare tactics made … Read more

Archeological evidence of the excavated Rakhigarhi site

Rakhigarhi excavation

         Brief Introduction The excavation site  at Rakhigarhi , Haryana, India is the earliest civilization of South Asia which flourished around 3000 to 4000 BCE. It is one of the five largest archaeological sites of the Harappan civilization. The first  enlarged data was published by Suraj Bhan in 1969 AD in which he recorded mature … Read more

Kanhoji Angre -The greatest admiral of Maratha Navy

Kanhoji Angre

Brief Introduction Kanhoji Angre or Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre was the first major chief of the Maratha Navy after the death of Sidhoji Gujar in 1697 AD. He was widely known as the “ Shivaji of the sea “ and the Lord of Kolaba and neighbouring water . Fear of Kanhoji’s presence in Western coast was so … Read more

Third battle of Panipat [1761] | First lost battle of Marathas in history

Third battle of Panipat

 Brief Introduction In this reasoning article, we will discuss the causes of the third battle of Panipat in great details. The third battle of Panipat was fought between the Marathas and the Afghani King Ahmad Shah Abdali (Durrani ) on 14th Jan 1761 AD in Kala Amb . The loss of the third battle of … Read more

Why did Maratha empire fall ? Major reason discussed

war of Marathas with British

Brief Introduction In this enthusiastic article, we will discuss the top causes for the decline and fall of Maratha empire. As the rise of the Maratha empire credited to the great Maharaja Chatrapati Shivaji, the fall of the Maratha empire happened because of the internal dispute. The Marathas were considered the most powerful empire between … Read more

Miraculous history of Yashwantrao Holkar | first war with british

Yashwant Rao Holkar

Brief Introduction Yashwantrao Holkar Biography – Yashwantrao Holkar , also popular as Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Sawai Shrimant Yashwant Rao Holkar , was one of the most prominent young warrior king of Indore in early 19th century . He accessed the throne on 6th January 1799 AD . He had played a significant role in destabilizing … Read more

The great Peshwa Madhav Rao I history |Revival of Maratha Power

Peshwa Madhav Rao

Introduction Peshwa Madhavrao I was one of the most prominent figure of the Maratha empire who brilliantly handled the situation after the massive loss occured in the battle of Panipat. He restored the power of Marathas from South to North successfully. Peshwa Madhav Rao the great warrior was credited for the resurrection of the Maratha … Read more

Tukoji Rao Holkar Biography | Maratha empire

Tukoji Rao Holkar

Tukoji Rao Holkar was a great warrior who took the charge of Malwa Kingdom after the death of Ahilyabai Holkar in 1795. He was the adopted son of Subedar Malhar Rao Holkar who was a brilliant warrior under Peshwa Bajirao.  Tukoji Rao Holkar was born in Holkar clan in 26th June 1723. He was the … Read more

Amazing history of Bajirao Peshwa I | empire builder of Maratha

The great Peshwa Bajirao

Brief Introduction Bajirao Peshwa was a great conqueror and a distinguished empire builder of Maratha under the rule of Shahu Ji Maharaj , the grandson of Chhatrapati Shivaji , in the 18th century. He defeated the well- established general Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah, the founder of the Hyderabad state and expanded the territory of Maratha in … Read more