Devi Ahilyabai re ignited cultural triumph

“For thirty years her reign of peace,
The land in blessing did increase;
And she was blessed by every tongue,
By stern and gentle, old and young.
Yea, even the children at their mothers feet
Are taught such homely rhyming to repeat
“In latter days from Brahma came,
To rule our land, a noble Dame,
Kind was her heart, and bright her fame,
And Ahlya was her honoured name.”

— Joanna Baillie, 1849

Ahilyabai Holkar completed what Chhatrapati Shivaji had set in motion

Read the full article on Creative India : Ahilyabai Holkar

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