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Shiladitya, Rajkahini: Abanindranath Tagore’s tales of the Rajputs

Long before Shiladitya’s birth, when the last king of Kanaksen’s lineage was still ruling at Ballavipur, there was a great tank in that city whose waters were said to be very sacred indeed. This was known as Suryakund or the … Continue reading

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