1000 years ago, there lived a mighty king in south India. He sent his army on a long expedition from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu all the way to modern day Bangladesh. His army defeated many kingdoms en ro...
When did Christianity come to India? | The story of St. Thomas | St. Thomas Basilica, Chennai
April 13, 2021
When did Christianity reach India? And did you ever wonder who brought it here first? The answers may surprise you. It is commonly believed that Christianity came to India with St Thomas as early as 5...
This is the story of ancient stone caskets that contained something very precious; the cremated remains of the great Indian preceptor, Lord Buddha himself! Lord Buddha’s ashes and other relics &...
How did the Matrilineal system of Kerala work? | Thiruvananthapuram
November 6, 2020
In the 1800s, in the Kingdom of Travancore in Kerala, a king’s son could never hope to be king. Instead the crown passed from the king to his nephew. The king’s wife was called an Ammachi and she ...
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About Three Minute Storytrails
Every sight has a story to tell. This channel explores fascinating stories of people, places and monuments of India in about 3-5 minutes.
Quirky, insightful, and deeply researched, these bite-sized stories are a fun way to connect the dots; an attempt to make sense of the sights around us through short videos.