THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-71

INDONESIA ( SERIES -4 ) THE AGE OF ISLAMIC STATES IN INDONESIA During the MAJAPAHIT regime itself MUSLIM traders had started coming to INDONESIA . And with this the process of proselytizing the local inhabitants began . When it reached at peak in the 14th century, MAJAPAHIT power began to decline ranging from 1478 ADContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-71”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-70

INDONESIA ( SERIES -3 ) MAJAPAHIT AND SINGHASARI KINGDOM In the PRE-ISLAMIC history of INDONESIA , two important regimes are required to be studied . The HINDU MAJAPAHIT Kingdom was founded in the Eastern JAVA at the end of the 13th century . The history of MAJAPAHIT Empire was written in several records including PARARATONContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-70”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-69

THE HINDU-BUDDHIST CIVILIZATIONS OF INDONESIA ( INDONESIA SERIES-2 ) Like most of the southeast ASIAN Countries , INDONESIA was also influenced by the INDIAN culture . Since second century AD onwards and upto twelfth century AD , the INDIAN Dynasties like PALLAVA , GUPTA , PALA and CHOLA , spread the INDIAN culture throughout South-EastContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-69”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-68

THE HISTORY OF INDONESIA AT A GLANCE ( INDONESIA SERIES-1 ) INDONESIA is an archipelagic country having more than 18000 islands located along the equator in South-East ASIA . Historians are of the opinion that INDONESIA was linked with the ASIAN mainland during PLEISTOCENE ( ABOUT FOUR MILLION BC ) period of history . ThisContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-68”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-67

INDO-THAI CULTURAL UNITY BRAHMINICAL CULTURE IN THAILAND The BRAHMINICAL CULTURE/RELIGION came to THAILAND at quite early stage of its history . Historians are unanimous on this that the oldest religion of SIAM was the BRAHMINICAL religion . Simultaneously , Historians are of the opinion that both – the BRAHMINICAL RELIGION and BUDDHISM came to THAILANDContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-67”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-66

POLITICAL CRISIS OF THAILAND 2012-14 After about two years of YINGLUCK SHINAWATRA ( THE FIRST LADY PRIME MINISTER OF THAILAND ) regime , Protesters started movement against her government . A broad alliance of Protesters under the leadership of SUTHEP THAUGSUBAN , the former Deputy Leader of the opposition party , demanded an end ofContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-66”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-65

FAILED DEMOCRACY IN THAILAND The post-1973 years in THAILAND could better be marked as a turbulent and sometimes bloody transition from military to civilian rule . The revolution of 1973 brought in THAILAND democracy but for sometime till 6th October 1976 . This was an unstable period of democracy in the country . It endedContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-65”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-64

THAILAND AFTER SECOND WORLD WAR THAILAND adopted policy of neutrality during the period of second world war . But on 8th December 1941 , JAPAN , a dominant power of the region , and after a few hours of attack on PEARL HARBOR , demanded to move JAPANESE troops across THAILAND to the MALAYAN frontierContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-64”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-63

PHRAYA MANOPKORN NITITADA — THE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF THAILAND By now the constitutional monarchy was established in THAILAND . PHRAYA MANOPKORN NITITADA , a conservative lawyer , was appointed as the Prime Minister of SIAM/THAILAND on 10th December 1932 after the SIAMESE REVOLUTION of 1932 . The KHANA RATSADON (THE PEOPLE’S PARTY) had selectedContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-63”

THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART- 62

KING RAMA-VII AND SIAM/THAILAND PRAJADHIPOK was the seventh monarch of SIAM under CHAKRI Dynasty . He took over the reign of SIAM on 25 November , 1925 as King RAMA-VII and remained there till 2nd March 1932 . He was the only monarch of the CHAKRI Dynasty who abdicated the throne during the revolution ofContinue reading “THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART- 62”

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