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Art and Culture

Archaeological Survey of India
http://asi.nic.in/index.asp

ArchitectureWeek: Online Trip to the Taj Mahal
http://www.architectureweek.com/2001/0214/culture_1-1.html

ArchNet: Digital Library: Fatehpur Sikri
http://archnet.org/library/places/one-place.jsp?place_id=1672

ArchNet: Digital Library: Qutb Complex: Qutb Minar
http://www.archnet.org/library/sites/one-site.jsp?site_id=28

Central Institute of Indian Languages
http://www.ciil.org

Festivals of India
http://www.festivalsinindia.net/

India Heritage: Performing Arts
http://www.indiaheritage.org/perform/perform.htm

Islamic Arts and Architecture: The Legacy of Islamic Empires and their Arts
http://www.islamicart.com/library/empires/india/

Kamat's Potpourri:Timelines of India
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/timeline/timeline.htm

MaduraiMeenakshi.org
http://www.maduraimeenakshi.org/index.php

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: Thematic Essays: South and Southeast Asian Art
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hi/te_index.asp?i=12

National Mission for Manuscripts
http://namami.org/

Tamilnation.org: Tamil Culture
http://www.tamilnation.org/culture/index.htm

Tamilnation.org: Tamil Language & Literature
http://www.tamilnation.org/literature/index.htm

PBS.org: Treasuries of the World: Taj Mahal
http://www.pbs.org/treasuresoftheworld/a_nav/taj_nav/main_tajfrm.html


History

History of India
http://www.indohistory.com/

The Indus Civilization
http://www.harappa.com/har/har0.html

Infoplease.com: India
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0825097.html

Mahatma Gandhi Museum & Reference Library
http://www.gandhi-manibhavan.org/

MANAS: India and Its Neighbors
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/index.html

National Portal of India: Know India
http://india.gov.in/knowindia.php

Project South Asia: Source Documents and Texts in South Asian Studies
http://projectsouthasia.sdstate.edu/Docs/index.htm

Project South Asia: Source Documents and Texts in South Asian Studies: Ashokan Rock Edicts (complete text)
http://projectsouthasia.sdstate.edu/Docs/history/primarydocs/AshokanEdicts/rockedicts.htm

The Rock Edicts (Excerpts)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/india/ashoka-edicts.html

Wikipedia: Roman Trade with India (includes a trade route map)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_trade_with_India

U.S. Department of State: Background Note: India
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3454.htm

Washington State University: World Civilizations: The Learning Modules: India: The Mughals:
http://wsu.edu/~dee/MUGHAL/AKBAR.HTM


Religion

About.com: Hinduism
http://hinduism.about.com/

BBC: Religion & Ethics: Buddhism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism

BBC: Religion & Ethics: Hinduism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism

BBC: Religion & Ethics: Islam
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam

BBC: Religion & Ethics: Jainism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/

BBC: Religion & Ethics: Sikhism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/sikhism/

BuddhaNet: Buddhist Studies
http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/index.htm

IslamiCity.com
http://www.islamicity.com/

PBS.org: Islam: Empire of Faith
http://www.pbs.org/empires/islam/

JainWorld.com: Philosophy
http://www.jainworld.com/philosophy/fundamentals.asp

Jainism at a Glance
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/ataglance/glance.shtml

SikhNet: The Golden Temple
http://fateh.sikhnet.com/GoldenTemple

Religion Overviews at the BBC Web Site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/

World Religions Index
http://wri.leaderu.com/wri-table2/table2.html


Science

History of Indian Science and Technology
http://www.indianscience.org/index.html

History of Indian Science and Technology: Aryabhata's Babylonian Contacts
http://www.indianscience.org/essays/t_es_shah_m_contacts.shtml

Indian Science Information: Aryabhata
http://www.indianscience.in/info/index.php/Aryabhata

University of St Andrews Scotland: The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive: Index of Ancient Indian Mathematics
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Indexes/Indians.html

University of St Andrews Scotland: The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive: Indian Mathematics: Redressing the Balance
http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Projects/Pearce/index.html


Kids

Journey Through India
http://www.journeythroughindia.com/