T.C.A Raghavan in conversation with Audrey Truschke

 

Spanning the reigns of four emperors, T.C.A. Raghavan’s book Attendant Lords tells of Bairam Khan and his son Abdur Rahim Khan-I-Khana. Abdur Rahim became one of the most important generals of the Mogul empire but is best remembered for his literary prowess and dohas. Audrey Truschke, author of Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court and Aurangzeb in conversation with T.C.A. Raghavan on the lives of these two noblemen and the role of history, religion and literature as well as the confluence and overlap of cultures, in this most vibrant of times.