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Jatakas as Valuable Source Of Information On Ancient India

The Jataka Tales form part of the immense literature that ancient India had gifted to us. In the words of Dr. Winternitz, “The Jatakas were of inestimable value, not only as regards literature and art, but also from the point of view of history of civilization for the period of the 3rd century BC.” This […]

Chitrasutra

Since early times, the art and technique of painting were carefully studied and put down in the Chitrasutra of the Vishnudharmottara Purana. This was an oral tradition, which was recorded on paper around the fifth century A.D. It is the oldest known treatise on painting in the world. As always, according to the ancient Indian […]