Tapestry of Society: Unraveling the Social Structure of the Mughal Empire

Social Structure of the Mughal Empire

Mughal Empire social structure The social structure of the Mughal Empire was complex and hierarchical, reflecting the diversity of the society that existed within its vast territories. The Mughals, who were of Central Asian Turkic-Mongol origin, ruled over a predominantly Indian population. The social structure was influenced by a combination of indigenous Indian traditions and … Read more

Women’s movement in India Upsc

Feminist movement in India Upsc

Women’s movement in India Today most girls from all families, poor or rich go to school, colleges, IT companies along with boys. But this was not the case two hundred years ago. Also, Nowadays Girls has to be an adult before they are legally married. And as per the law, Women can marry anyone they … Read more

Self Respect Movement Tnpsc

Self Respect Movement Tnpsc

Self Respect Movement The self respect Movement is a political movement started by Periyar, in Tamil Nadu, earlier known as Madras Presidency in 1925, with the aim of achieving equal rights for oppressed castes, and rights for women. This movement is a political and social movement aimed at destroying age-old Hindu customs and superstitious activity. … Read more

Varna system and Varnashrama dharma Upsc

Varna system and Varnashrama dharma The ancient Indian Civilization evolved with the Varnashrama Dharma that started the principle of hierarchy i.e. Upper and Lower Strata. The Varna system is also called the Four Varna System. According to the Four Varna System, the people were divided into Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vysyas, and Shudras. This form of division … Read more

Chola administration Upsc

Chola State and Administration Upsc

Chola Administration Central Government The Cholas had a superb system of administration. The emperor or king was at the highest of the administration. The extent and resources of the Chola Empire increased the facility and prestige of the monarchy. The large capital cities like Tanjore and Gangaikondacholapuram, the massive royal courts and extensive grants to … Read more

Cultural contribution of Pallavas Upsc

Pallavas Society and Literature Upsc

Cultural contribution of Pallavas Tamil society witnessed a great change during the Pallava period. The caste system became strong. The highest place of society is held by brahmins. Brahmin was granted lands by kings and nobles. Also, Brahmin was given the responsibility to look after the temples. Buddhism and Jainism declined during the Pallava period. … Read more

Chalukya Art and Architecture Upsc

Chalukya Art and Architecture Upsc

The Chalukyas were great patrons of art. They developed the vesara style within the building of structural temples. However, the vesara style reached its culmination only under the Rashtrakutas and therefore the Hoysalas. The structural temples of the Chalukyas exist at Aihole, Badami, and Pattadakal. Cave temple architecture was also famous for the Chalukyas. Their … Read more

Art and architecture of Rashtrakutas Upsc

Rashtrakutas Art and Architecture

Art and architecture of Rashtrakutas The finest Rashtrakutas art and architecture were found at Ellora and Elephanta. Kailasa temple is a great temple at Ellora and has been excavated during ruling under Krishna-I. Kailasa temple was carved out from a huge rock of size 200 x 100 feet. The temple, the shrine has four parts … Read more

Lost wax technique upsc

lost wax technique upsc

Lost wax technique for Metal Works The lost-wax technique or process is used for making objects of metals. This process is mostly used in Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and West Bengal. The technique differs slightly in each region. The low wax process involves different steps. First, the wax model of the image is … Read more

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.