Jodha Bai: The Legendary Rajput Mughal Empress..Chasing the Truth

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Although historical writings have not given importance to the legendary queen Jodha Bai as the consort of the great Mughal emperor Akbar, but with the sky rocketing popularity of the “Jodha-Akbar” soap opera telecasted in Zee TV and Ashutosh Gowarikar’s hit movie “Jodha-Akbar” – she has become “viral” in every Indian household. … More Jodha Bai: The Legendary Rajput Mughal Empress..Chasing the Truth

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Too good to be at the Fatehpur Sikri….an experience of a lifetime Part I

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue The hymns of the early Morning Prayer were coming from Jami Masjid. The emperor of Hindustan, the great Akbar was seated towards west direction, at the direction towards the holy Kaaba, Mecca for Namaj. After finishing the Namaj, now morning bell was rang from the Nahabatkhana (Chahar Sukh). The beat of starting … More Too good to be at the Fatehpur Sikri….an experience of a lifetime Part I

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Durgapuja in Sovabazar Rajbari

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Tagore had immortalized the autumn morning with his magical verses…. “Autumn your morning light offerings…” (Sarat tomar arun alor anjali). Both the rainy and autumn seasons had been great inspirations for Tagore. Autumn is very special for every Bengali for its cotton ball clouds amidst blue skies, the fragrance of Shiuli flowers … More Durgapuja in Sovabazar Rajbari

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A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best.. Part I

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Tagore’s magical verses in his melodious composition… “Gram chara oi ranga matir poth….Amar mono bhulay re…” (Those red soiled paths of the village…mesmerizes my mind…) brings tears of joyfulness, peace and tranquillity in every soul on the known world who had loved and adored his immortal works for ages. His verses were … More A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best.. Part I

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Quest for the Black Taj at the mysterious Mehtab Bagh, Agra

Written by Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Possibly there are hardly any people in this known world who have not adored the marvellous Taj Mahal and the eternal romance between the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The spectacular white marble monument is not only one of the Seven Wonders of the World, … More Quest for the Black Taj at the mysterious Mehtab Bagh, Agra

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Rendezvous with the Mughal Pietra Dura at the Taj & Jewel Box Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Being a scholar in management studies and presenting you guys with a write up on the Mughal Pietra Dura may seem to you something too ridiculous and hard to digest. I would have never dared to scare you all, yet after seeing them on the historic Mughal monuments in Agra I could … More Rendezvous with the Mughal Pietra Dura at the Taj & Jewel Box Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala..Part I

Indranil Mutsuddi A rain-soaked late afternoon at Dharamshala..on our way to the bus stand… Prologue Dharamshala had been a long cherished attraction for me not only from the point of view of a tourist’s perspective, it had been equally alluring for the aura of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Our booking was done in advance … More Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala..Part I

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A Day out in the Land of Terracotta Part 2

A Day out in the Land of Terracotta Part 2 Indranil Mutsuddi Shyam-Rai temple A short distance away from the Jorbangla temple is the Shyam-Rai temple. The first thing which caught our attention is the five pinnacles of the temple. Hence the temple is also named as Paachchura or Pancharatna (meaning five gems) temple based … More A Day out in the Land of Terracotta Part 2

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