Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Temple Gate, Saligrama stones and Extraordinary Idols : From the Dream Register of Tipu Sultan

In the end looking back at what Tipu dreamt and wrote, we can only be sure that here was a ruler who though of a different religious persuasion from the majority of his subjects made honest attempts even subconsciously to align his ideals with their beliefs. Continue reading

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Dawn of a new Era : Tipu Sultan and his Mauludi Calendar

Tipu Sultan was an innovator. He was different from all the other contemporary Indian rulers of his time only because he risked changing the existing order. From renaming towns to pulling down old forts, bringing Silk to Mysore and fetching … Continue reading

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