Long History Short with Ranjit

Long History Short with Ranjit

Listen to the most interesting and important events from Indian and World history. In short yet informative episodes, this podcast makes knowing history an enjoyable experience. Listen to a crisp episode on your commute, in your coffee break or over the weekend. Share questions, comments and suggestion with voice messages. Available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Itunes, Pocket Cast, and other popular podcast platforms. Access on your mobile or PC.

Ep 10: The Forgotten Era - Begum Sumroo_Part 1
Long History Short with RanjitAugust 09, 2020x
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00:18:3617.08 MB

Ep 10: The Forgotten Era - Begum Sumroo_Part 1

This brand new episode kicks off a journey into an era of Indian history that is the least understood in the country. Learn about a time when civilizations clashed and collapsed to mark the end of one empire and the start of another, less benevolent rule that would push Indian into poverty and loss ...

Ep 09: The Philosopher King - Emperor Akbar
Long History Short with RanjitAugust 01, 2020x
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00:23:1121.3 MB

Ep 09: The Philosopher King - Emperor Akbar

Listen to the story of Mughal Emperor Akbar's experiments with philosophy and religion that led him to create a beautiful assembly known as the Ibadat Khana, that could accomodate hundreds of scholars from all religions and sects. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ranjit-pawar6/message

Ep 08: Ashok - Lofty Pillars of Wisdom
Long History Short with RanjitJune 28, 202000:28:3026.13 MB

Ep 08: Ashok - Lofty Pillars of Wisdom

The lion capital which is synonmous with Ashok in India, used to cap pillars that also carried his edicts. Listen to this episode to know all about Ashok's pillar edicts, and some interesting facts related to this phase of Ashokan history. #history #podcasts #listening #buddha #ashoka #india #zen #h...

Ep 07: Ashok - The Edict of Peace (or not?)
Long History Short with RanjitMay 31, 2020x
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Ep 07: Ashok - The Edict of Peace (or not?)

In this episode, continue to explore Ashokan edicts, with a special focus on the edict that made Ashok and Indian culture synonymous with peace across the world. But did it truly reflect Ashok's commitment to peace or a brilliant political tactic? Listen to some theories and form your own view ! ---...

Ep6: Ashok - The early edicts of Ashok
Long History Short with RanjitDecember 15, 2019x
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00:17:2115.95 MB

Ep6: Ashok - The early edicts of Ashok

Listen to the edicts of Ashok that give a first person account of his own ideas about following the path of change. The minor edict presented in Ashok's own language, of course, accompanied with a translation ! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ranjit-pawar6/message

Ep5: Ashok - The Sri Lankan Legend of Mahavamsa
Long History Short with RanjitOctober 21, 2019x
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00:16:2115.06 MB

Ep5: Ashok - The Sri Lankan Legend of Mahavamsa

In this episode, listen to what the Sri Lankans had to say about Ashok. The Mahavamsa, a chronicle of all the rulers of Sri Lanka, traces the history of Ashok in context of an important Sri Lankan ruler, Devanampiya Tissa, and also the establishment of Buddhism on the island. Does this legend agree ...

Ep4: Ashok - The legend of Ashokavadan
Long History Short with RanjitOctober 11, 2019x
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Ep4: Ashok - The legend of Ashokavadan

In this brand new episode, meet the Ashok of the ancient Indian legend - Ashokavadan - written sometime in the 2nd or 3rd century CE. This legend tells of Ashok's transformation from a cruel version of 'Chandashok' to the pious image of 'Dharamashok'. This episode will tell you why, and how he under...

Ep3: Ashok - A Legacy in Stone
Long History Short with RanjitOctober 05, 2019x
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Ep3: Ashok - A Legacy in Stone

The first in a series of episodes that will take you through the journey of Ashok, his edicts, and the philosophy that he desired to blend into his ruling style. In this episode, you will know why Ashok matters, what kind of edicts he issued, and how the edicts are classified in history. The next ep...

Ep2: Anthropology - Archaeology - History - What's the difference?
Long History Short with RanjitSeptember 28, 2019x
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Ep2: Anthropology - Archaeology - History - What's the difference?

If you have ever wondered what these terms mean and how they differ as fields, this podcast will explain to you what each of these fields does to tell the story of the human journey ! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ranjit-pawar6/message