India is a land of great diversities
in terms of religion and language. It houses in its bosom people following
customs, and traditions and having diverse cultural and linguistic
Perhaps this is what makes India an
exotic land full of surprises. India's great monuments, impregnable Forts, exquisitely
built temples, elaborate museums and its busy bazaars bear ample testimony to
its glorious past. Every Indian city has a rich cultural heritage of its own.
Unfortunately the modernisation process has reduced them to commercial centres,
thus shifting attention from their rich historical treasures. It is in this
context that there is an urgent need to remind Indians of all ages of their
precious heritage and rich culture and to reemphasize their relevance.
This series is a humble attempt in that
direction. Its objective is to acquaint its reader with India's glorious achievements in the past
in the fields of art, architecture, education, science and other areas,
all of which have imparted to it a unique identity in the
Each of these Books contains a
vivid description of India's different cities, its myths and legends, its monuments
and historical sites. The Books are richly illustrated with multicoloured
and contain a Guide map of the concerned city.
The Books are written in a simple
language and follow a narrative style which aids understanding and makes the
reading of these Books a pleasurable experience. Lastly, we
hope this series will help readers rediscover India and appreciate the greatness
of its rich and diverse culture. Further, each book also provides a brief account of the
spots worth seeing around the city described.
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