To make our great nation even greater every generation has to develop their national character…ideal
values and ethics need to be instilled in our youth. Hence, to endeavour this colossal task the life history
of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is one of the greatest source from yore… history is the most valued national
treasure. History is to society what memory is to the individual. It provides a sense of identity, helps
us to make sense of the world and provides lessons in right and wrong. We can learn many national virtues
and vices from our history providing us the much needed direction and impetus for transforming our nation
into a prosperous, strong and proud country in the world. The life of exemplary rural and founder of
Maratha regime – Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has changed the course of history in India during 17th
century. His incredible fight for freedom against callous enemies of then India has inspired numerous
lives.He has attained a widespread glory as the embodiment of virtue, valour and stature. He is a
peerless role model for patriotism for well over 350 years!
Our knowledge of history shapes the way we view the present, and therefore it dictates our future as well.
Propagation of history can be accomplished with the ultra-modern, up-to-date resources and new progressive
ways and means. Shivaji Raje had the same vision when he established his rule in brutal conditions. His life
history is there to inspire and guide us in this mission. This history is an inspiring tale of cautious
politics, velour, progressive thinking, new ideas, industriousness, lofty character, vigilance and blotless
governance, dedication, love and affection for the subjects and their service. The study of his life is as
interesting as it is educative and inspiring. Life history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has a potential
to stimulate and inspire every generation to build glorious future & create a new history. As a revered
hero....as a consummate ruler…as an exemplary administrator…as a visionary statesman…his inspiring story
should be told in every house, to every mother, to every child and to every infant in the country!
Founders of the Trust - Shri. Babasaheb with Late Her Highness Chhatrapati Rajmata Sumitra Raje Bhosle