Category Archives: shivaji

When Kings Rode To Delhi…

Recently read a book titled When Kings Rode to Delhi by  Gabrielle Festing, which is available here. In the book there is a chapter on Sivaji called The Mountain Rat, title supposedly given by Aurangazeb to Sivaji. After the killing … Continue reading

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शिवाजी महाराजांचा आत्मा [The Soul of Shivaji Maharaj]

   I am grateful that you are honoring my statue. But perhaps if you show equal enthusiasm for principles, I would be a hundred times more happier. [July 1928]  What Shankarrao Kirloskar  has written about 80 years ago still holds … Continue reading

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Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराजांची कहाणी…(१) दारी गजान्त लक्ष्मी, जणुं पौर्णिमा सुखाची!(२) काळ अाला ! काळ अाला ! पेटलेल्या वासनांनी ! धाड ही पडली गिधाडी ! वेढिलें दु:शासनांनी !(३) लक्ष्मी घरात अाली ही अाज भोंसल्यांच्या !(४) चिरडुनि गेली, भरडुनि गेलीं, नातींगोतीं क्षणांत … Continue reading

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