The Many Benefits of Sandalwood

- December 8, 2020


Sandalwood is one of the most expensive kinds of lumber in the world. It has a distinct aroma and fascinating medicinal properties. Here are some of the many ways in which this heavy yellow wood is used in India.

Illustration: Samhita Sonti

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Chennamma of Keladi

There was great consternation in the court of Keladi, when the king married a commoner but Chennamma was born to be a queen. She challenged stereotypes, mastered archery and riding, took over as ruler after the death of the king, and even marched out at the head of her army to battle the invaders.

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