Hidden histories, unexpected tales and fascinating trivia…
Welcome to the Storytrails Podcast.
A series that explores India through her stories; stories that history textbooks probably left out.
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The mighty Brihadeeswara temple in Thanjavur is a 1000 year-old engineering marvel and one of the tallest structures of its time. It is considered Rajaraja Chola’s magnum opus. Join us on this podcast by Storytrails, as we explore the rich history and the many myths that surround this famous temple.
Is it true that this tall temple casts no shadow? How did they get the massive cupola to the very top of the tower? Is the temple entrance really cursed?
On this episode, we’re joined by the articulate Madhusudhanan Kalaiselvan, a conservation architect who specialises in Tamil literature, heritage and architectural research.
Was the Red Fort really red when it was first built? Just how long did Shah Jahan live here? What was life like for the royal ladies in the fort?
And what makes the monument so special?
Welcome to the Storytrails podcast. In this episode, we explore the Red Fort complex with Anisha Shekar Mukherjee, a conservation architect who will share her knowledge of this grand monument. Hop on as we explore the citadel of Power in India, The Red Fort in Delhi.