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Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara

Nilima Sen Gupta

Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara

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Published by Sundeep in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kapiśa (Afghanistan : Region),
  • Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan)
    • Subjects:
    • Kapiśa (Afghanistan : Region) -- Civilization.,
    • Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan) -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNilima Sen Gupta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS374.K27 S46 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 238 p., [20] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3009762M
      LC Control Number84903421

      Southern areas of the province, in particular the Tagab district, have been the site of repeated clashes between U. Bushel, London, Royal Asiatic Society. The PRT participated in key leader engagements, scouting areas for new projects and performing quality checks and site visits on existing projects. The women were treated equal to men and there was no taboo of social mixing among the two sexes. Maurya arrival to Gandhara Chandragupta Mauryathe founder of the Mauryan dynasty, is said to have lived in Taxila when Alexander captured the city.

      See Link: [1]. Today it is disputed if the term Kafir really defines a traditional ethnic group. The travel records of many Chinese Buddhist pilgrims record that Gandhara was going through a transformation during these centuries. However, Rigvedic texts, and modern research, suggest that the path of the Sarasvati River was very different.

      Menander I was its most famous king. Alberuni's reference to the Brahman vizier as having taken over the control of the Shahi dynasty, in fact, may be a reference to Kallar and his successors as having been followers of Brahmanical religion in contrast to Shahi Katorman Lagaturman or his predecessors Shahi rulers, who were undoubtedly staunch Buddhists. Anandapalaa son of Jayapala, moved his capital near Nandana in the Salt Range. Later, wars between different groups of Bactrian Greeks resulted in the independence of Gandhara from Bactria and the formation of the Indo-Greek kingdom. A similar slaughter then followed at Ora, [26] another stronghold of the Assakenoi.


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Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara by Nilima Sen Gupta Download PDF Ebook

Although told from the perspective of a lowly foot soldier, it give an excellent feel for the campaign and its challenges as a whole. Many monuments were created to commemorate the Jataka s. Evidence also exists that with time, Buddhism lost its ground to Brahmanism in this very region, especially in the wake of the religious intenerary by Hindu Acharya Adi Shankara ADADwho is said to have visited this kingdom and held religious seminars in Bahlika, Gandhara and Kamboja in north-west little before AD.

The first Saka king in India was Maues or Moga who established Saka power in Gandhara and gradually extended supremacy over north-western India. Ashoka was a Buddhist, and the edicts dictate that his subjects are to live in accordance with Buddhist thought. Just like the rest of Afghanistanmany historical sites in Kapisa have been looted by smugglers and then sold abroad.

Gandharas are included in the Uttarapatha division of Puranic and Buddhistic traditions.

Early History of Kinnaur

The fact that cannibalism existed around the region is testified by Roman scholar Pliny the Elderwho mentions the Tocharians as cannibals. Peshawar Valley and Taxila are littered with ruins of stupas and monasteries of this period.

Kapisi (city)

The Indian gymnosophists are also in the number, and the other barbarian philosophers. However, PunjabiHindkoand Kohistaniare derived from the Indo-Aryan Prakrit s that were spoken in Gandhara and surrounding areas.

Later he Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara book a Buddhist and promoted Buddhist Dharma and amongst other things, a vegetarian diet and the forbiddance of killing any animal, both domestic and wild in his empire. Against the contemporary evidence of Hiuen Tsang, an absurd tradition related by Alberuni after years and with evident reluctance and disbelief in it cannot, therefore, be taken for history Diodotus, the governor of the thousand cities of Bactria Latin : Theodotus, mille urbium Bactrianarum praefectusdefected and proclaimed himself king; all the other people of the Orient followed his example and seceded from the Macedonians.

Carnegy, [16] the Pahlava are probably those people who spoke Paluvi or Pehlvi, the Parthian language. Eventually, he delegated the pacification of the region to a subordinate commander, and turned his full attention to the invasion of India instead.

His hold extended upto the territory of the Inner Himalayas and Kinnaur must have been the part of this empire. And afterwards it came to Greece. It is a fragment of a list of the 14 edicts of the Emperor Ashoka, who ruled most of modern day India and Pakistan from to BCE.

They had formed parts of the Aratta or Vahika people as described in the Karanaparava of Mahabharata.

Gandhara Explained

As recently ambushes of NATO troops were not uncommon. Similarly, the term "Vahikas" denoted "those falling outside the pale of Aryandom" or "those who are outside the pale of virtue, and live away from the Himavat, Ganga and Sarsvati Kafiristan then would Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara book "The Land of the Infidels".

Something I began to wonder, however, was whether there was any aspect of that history that still remained to be seen today.

This linguistic phenomenon is not unusual for this region. Links between Rome and the Indo-Parthian kingdoms existed. The location of Alexandria Oxus was not known, until the discovery in the s of a set of ruins in a remote part of northern Takhar province at the confluence Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara book the Panj and Kokcha rivers, both tributaries of the Amu Darya as the Oxus is now known.

Every year 3 to 3. The importance of Kapisa comes as it lies along the approach to the Panjshir River valley and most of the major Jamiat figures have managed to secure wealth and power in the post Afghanistan, while most of the HiG figures have not. As compared to the rigid four-class social system of Madhyadesa, these tribes of the frontiers followed two social classes and further there was permissible vertical mobilityThe kingdoms of Kapisa-Gandhara in modern-day Afghanistan, Zabulistan and Sindh (which then held Makran) in modern-day Pakistan, all of which were culturally and politically part of India since ancient times, were known as "The Frontier of Al Hind".

The first clash between a ruler of an Indian kingdom and the Arabs took place in AD, when Arab forces defeated Rutbil, King of Zabulistan in. Her tourist guide book, “An Historical Guide to Kabul,” is the definitive source on the country’s sights.

Despite having been written inI found it immensely useful to understand the country’s cultural history. The Achaemenid Empire. First, some history. Gandhara "flourished at the crossroads of Asia," connecting trade routes and absorbing cultural influences from diverse civilizations; Buddhism thrived until 8th or 9th centuries, when Islam first began to gain sway in the region.

Pockets of Buddhism persisted in Pakistan's Swat valley until the 11th century.Pdf []. Violence against Muslims is frequently in the form of mob attacks on Muslims by Hindus; these attacks pdf referred to as communal riots in India and are seen to be part of a pattern of sporadic sectarian violence between the majority Hindu and minority Muslim communities, and have also been connected to a rise in Islamophobia throughout the 20th century.Mahmud-i-Raqi is the provincial capital, while the most populous city and district of Kapisa is Nijrab.

History. The earliest references to Kapisa appear in the writings of fifth century BCE Indian scholar Pāṇini. Pāṇini refers to the city of Kapiśi, a city of the Kapisa kingdom, modern Bagram.Sep 26,  · He was a Ebook of Lahore during Shah Jahan. He wrote a book Shah-Jahan-nama ebook Persian language.

This is a well known book in history. (22) Khwaja Hassan Multani Kamboh: He was a Multani Kamboh. Sher Shah Suri awarded him rulership of Pargana Marhara in He was very respected courtier in Darbare Sher Shah Suri.