131st Birthday of Mahakavi Bharathiyar, Chinnaswami Subramania Bharathi was an Indian writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu, India. Popularly known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar, he is a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry. #Tamil #Poet #Legend #Poster #Black #Minimalistic #Barathi #Bharathiyar
Story of the World video links. Very well-organized by book and chapter in SOTW, with the videos imbedded onto the page (i.e. no second page click to go to YouTube). Most of the clips are just a few minutes long too, so good for a quick reference.
Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (also transliterated Caitanya, IAST caitanya mahāprabhu) (1486–1534) was a Vaishnava saint and social reformer in eastern India (specifically present-day Bangladesh and states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur, Assam, and Orissa of India) in the 16th century, worshipped by followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism as the full incarnation of Lord Krishna. His line of followers, known as Gaudiya Vaishnavas, revere him as an Avatar of Krishna.
The Age of Exploration (also called the Age of Discovery) began in the 1400s and continued through the 1600s. It was a period of time when the European nations began exploring the world. They discovered new routes to India, much of the Far East, and the Americas.
Pre Raphaelite Artist: Mary Seton Watts - Mary Seton Fraser Tytler (married name Mary Seton Watts) (1849–1938) was a symbolist craftswoman, designer and social reformer. Born in India, she spent much of her youth in Scotland and settled in England in the 1860s. She supported the revival of the Celtic style, the indigenous artistic expression of Scotland and Ireland.
English is one of the most widely spoken languages across the world. In India, it was first introduced by Lord Bentinck: It was supported by many eminent personalities and social reformers. English has made an invaluable contribution towards the unification of the country.