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Maharani Kailash Kumari of Patna with her Maharajah.  In India, the image of Buddha, originating during the 1st century in northern India (areas of Gandhara and Mathura) was transmitted progressively through Central Asia and China until it reached Korea in the 4th century & Japan in the 6th century. Transmission of representations of Buddha & image of Greek god Herakles to the Far-East along the Silk Road. Herakles was used in Greco-Buddhist art to represent Vajrapani, protector of Buddha.

HH Maharaja Sir Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo and HH Maharani Kailash Kumari of Patna ॐ ✫ ✫ ✫ ✫ ♥ ❖❣❖✿ღ✿ ॐ ☀️☀️☀️ ✿⊱✦★ ♥ ♡༺✿ ☾♡ ♥ ♫ La-la-la Bonne vie ♪ ♥❀ ♢♦ ♡ ❊ ** Have a Nice Day! ** ❊ ღ‿ ❀♥ ~ Mon Oct 2015 ~ ~ ❤♡༻ ☆༺❀ .

Udaipur has the world’s oldest unbroken ruling lineage, with the current Maharana (synonymous with Maharaja) of Udaipur being the 76th...

Udaipur has the world’s oldest unbroken ruling lineage, with the current Maharana (synonymous with Maharaja) of Udaipur being the in the line. With such a long history, there’s been a lot of time to build palaces and the enormous City Palace.

In South India, a devadasi (Sanskrit: servant of deva (god) or devi (goddess) ) is a girl "dedicated" to worship and service of a deity or a temple for the rest of her life. The dedication takes place in a Pottukattu ceremony which is similar in some ways to marriage. Originally, in addition to taking care of the temple and performing rituals, these women learned and practiced Sadir (Bharatanatya), Odissi and other classical Indian artistic traditions and enjoyed a high social status

In South India, a devadasi (Sanskrit: servant of deva (god) or devi (goddess) ) is a girl "dedicated" to worship and service of a deity or a temple for the rest of her life. The dedication takes place in a Pottukattu ceremony which is similar in some ways to marriage. Originally, in addition to taking care of the temple and performing rituals, these women learned and practiced Sadir (Bharatanatya), Odissi and other classical Indian artistic traditions and enjoyed a high social status

nawab of bahawalpur - Google Search

Attributed to Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan IV March 1866 - 14 February ruler of the kingdom of Bahawalpur, then part of the British Raj, now a state of Pakistan.

Maharaja of Rewa (Now in Madhya Pradesh) - 1877

Maharaja of Rewa (Now in Madhya Pradesh) - 1877 Photographer: Bourne and Shepherd

*Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh Bahadur of Alwar, born 1882.

Paris, Prince reference Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh Bahadur of Alwar, born Besides his traditional Indian ornaments, he wears the star insignia of the Indian orders granted to him by the British (Raj), then considered a part of the royal regalia.

Maharaja Tukht Singh of Jodhpur. These Royal men seldom made old age - they just keeled over, worn out by all the excess.

Maharaja Tukht Singh of Jodhpur. These Royal men seldom made old age - they just keeled over, worn out by all the excess.

Why Your Daughter’s Marriage Shouldn’t Be Your Biggest Dream For Her - Studio portrait of three children wearing jewellery, at Madras in Tamil Nadu, taken in c. 1870

Studio portrait of Three Girls wearing jewellery - Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu - Old Indian Photos

Moorish (Black) Kings of India – Pictures and Images | Rasta Livewire

Fashion Victim: Sir Mir Mohammad Khan, Khan Of Kalat of the Mir Wari Clan, [now central Balochistan, Pakistan]

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