India

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A river scene in India with boat

Boat in the river

Aid to India

For the past .ten years, January 26th has been observed in India as Independence Day. The great majority of the people of India long for the day when' their land will be completely independent of foreign control.

Bamboo

Bamboo occupies an unparalleled position in the plant kingdom in terms of its distribution, diversity and uses in the tropics and subtropics.

Bibi Ka Maqbara - Aurangabad

The Bibi Ka Maqbara is a tomb located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was commissioned in 1660 by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in the memory of his first and chief wife Dilras Banu Begum and is considered to be a symbol of Aurangzeb's 'conjugal fidelity'

Birla Mandir - New Delhi

The Laxminarayan Temple, also known as the Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple up to large extent dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi, India. Laxminarayan ...

Bodhisattva Padmapani

The bodhisattva Padmapani sits among a crowd of devotees, both princesses and commoners. With long, dark hair handing down below a jeweled crown, he stands holding his attribute, a blue lotus flower, in his right hand.

Buddha teaching 1st sermon known as setting of the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion Sarnath India 3rd Century AD

The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta is a Buddhist text that is considered by Buddhists to be a record of the first sermon given by Gautama Buddha. ...

Bullock carts
Coconut trees

The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the palm tree family (Arecaceae) and the only ... for commercial production.

Dalada Maligawa - Temple of the Tooth - Kandy.

Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the ...

Dead Tiger

100,000 Tigers in 20th century. Although there are no precise estimates of the tiger population in the world, their population is thought to have plummeted by ...

Delegates of the Government of India

Honourable Khan Bahadur Mian Fazl-i-Husain, K.C.I.E. Member of the Governors-General's Executive Council........

Delegation of India: Letter to the Secretary-General dated 20 November 1946

Delegation of India: Letter to the Secretary-General dated 20 November 1946

DELEGATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE UNITED KINGDOM AND SWEDEN: AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION PROPOSED BY THE DELEGATION OF INDIA MADE AT THE FIFTH MEETING

DELEGATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE UNITED KINGDOM AND SWEDEN: AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION PROPOSED BY THE DELEGATION OF INDIA MADE AT THE FIFTH MEETING

Dhamek Stupa in Deerpark at Sarnath near Banares Varanasi where the Buddha gave his first sermon 16th Century

The Dhamek Stupa is said to mark the spot where the Buddha gave the first sermon to his first five disciples, led by Kaundinya, after attaining enlightenment,"revealing his Eightfold Path leading to nirvana".

Elephants

Elephants have been depicted in mythology, symbolism and popular culture. They are both ... These Indian elephants are loved, revered, groomed and given a prestigious place in the state's culture. ...

Facade of a rock ct assembly hall Bhaja Western India 2nd Century BC

The chaitya at Bhaja Caves is perhaps the earliest surviving chaitya hall, constructed in the second century BCE. It consists of an apsidal hall with stupa. The columns slope inwards in the imitation of wooden columns that would have been structurally necessary to keep a roof up.

Funeral procession for Gandhi on its way to Raj Ghat

Mahatma Gandhi funeral procession Raj Path Delhi india 31st January 1948 ...

Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi, byname of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Gandhi and J Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru, with Mahatma Gandhi, was one of the principal leaders of India's independence movement during the 1930s and '40s.

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