Rajtarangini of Composite State Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh
"Rajtarangini of Composite State Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh" is a remarkable literary treasure that transcends time and offers a profound journey through the annals of history. Compiled with meticulous dedication, this book shines as a beacon of knowledge, resurrecting lost narratives and ensuring that the legacy of a bygone era is preserved for future generations.
Authoritatively drawing from a wealth of authentic resources, including the invaluable "Zaina Rajtarangini" (also known as "Tritya Raj Tarangini") penned by Pandit Srivara, the trusted confidant of King Zain-ul-abidin, and elegantly translated by Prof. Kashi Nath Dhar, this book takes us on a spellbinding voyage through the composite state of Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh. The inclusion of "Rajtarangini" translated by Stein and the almost-forgotten "Divitya Rajtarangini" by Jona Raja, a senior minister and contemporary of Pandit Srivara, adds layers of depth and richness to the narrative.
What makes this book truly exceptional is its unwavering commitment to preserving the cultural, economic, and historical facets of a bygone era. In a world where our past is sometimes at risk of fading into obscurity, this book stands as a guardian, ensuring that the stories of our ancestors, their coins, customs, festivals, and traditions remain vividly etched in our collective memory.
What's even more noteworthy is the author's vision - to craft a narrative not for the present, but for the future generations. Covering a span of one hundred and seventy years, "Rajtarangini of Composite State Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh" is a gift to posterity, an invaluable resource that will allow generations to come to connect with their roots, to understand the tapestry of history that has shaped their world.
In conclusion, "Rajtarangini of Composite State Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh" is a masterpiece of historical scholarship that deserves a place of honor on the bookshelves of every history enthusiast, scholar, and those who cherish the rich heritage of the region. It is a testament to the enduring power of literature to bridge the gap between the past and the future. An absolute must-read for anyone who seeks to uncover the hidden treasures of history.
Publisher - Gulshan Books
|Book Name||Rajtarangini of Composite State Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh|
|Author||Dr.Ravi K. Jerath|