Dr.Umesh Chandra Srivastava


Those well knownNīlkantha sanctuary will be arranged Previously, Kāliñjara, a residential
community in the south-western corner from claiming region Banda, what's to come for U.
P. This sanctuary is committed should master Śiva. It may be truth be told an and only
those Kāliñjara fortress. This sanctuary need been attracting a considerable measure for
researchers since punctual times. Those fortress might have been 1st visited Toward top.
W. R. Pogson Also clinched alongside 1828 An. D. , he composed something like Nīlkaṇṭha
sanctuary Previously, as much book ‘A history of the Boondelas’1. He also composed
regarding ‘KāliñjaraMahātmya’ in this book2. It might have been then visited Toward
Maisey On 1848 a. D.

Full Text:



Capt. Pogson, W. R. 1828. A History of TheBoondelas. B.R. Publishing Corporation. Delhi. pp. 152-53.

Ibid. pp. 158-64.

Maisey, F. 1948. ‘Description of Antiquities of Kāliñjara’ Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Vol.

XVII. Part-I.Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta. pp. 188-196.

Cunningham, A. Reports of a tour in Bundelkhand and Rewa in 1883-84 and of a tour in

RewaBundelkhand, Malwa andGwalior, in 1884-85 (here after abbreviated as ASIR). Vol. XXI.

Archaeological Survey of India, 1885. pp. 32-41.

Fuhrer, A.A. 1891. The Monumental Antiquities and Inscriptions in the North Western Provinces and

Oudh.Superintendent Government Press N.W.P and Oudh, Allahabad. pp. 152-53.

Meister, Michel W. etal. (eds.) 1988. ’Encyclopedia of Indian Temple Architecture, North India :

Foundation of North IndiaStyle' 250 BC-AD 1100. pp. 19-58.

Sullere, S.K. 1987. AjaygarhaurKāliñjarakiDevPratimayen. RamanandVidyaBhawan, Kalkaji, Delhi. pp.


Bajpai, K.D. etal. 1992. 'Kāliñjara : An Archaeological Profile'. ‘Kalanjara, A Historical and Cultural Profile’

ed. B. N.Royetal. Post Graduate Department of History, Pt. JawaharLal Nehru College, Banda pp. 1-5.

Yadav, R. 2002. ‘A Glimpse of Sculptural Art of Kāliñjara’ Puraratna, Emerging Trends in Archaeology,

Art,Anthropology, Conservation and History Vol. III. eds. C. Margabandhuetal. Delhi. AgamkalaPrakashan

Delhi 2002.pp. 563-65.

Yadav, R. ‘KalinjarkiSailotkirnaGufayen’ 2012. Purajagat Indian Archeaology, History and Culture. ed.

C.Margabandhuetal. Bhartiya Kala Prakashan. Delhi. 2002. pp. 587-95.

Rezavi, S. A. N., 2003. ‘The medieval fort of Kāliñjara and its History’ Proceedings of the Indian History

Congress.Indian History Congress, Kolkata. 2003. pp. 1249-57.

Ghosh, E. 1983 Studies on Rigvedic Deities, Astronomical and Meteorological, Cosmo Publications New

Delhi.(First published in1933), pp. 79-84.


  • There are currently no refbacks.