Author had found himself the ancient scripts of the Dixit household family in a village namely Manjrath in Marathwada. Out of the documents, one book was written by Ramchandra Nrusinha Dixit and completed on 1st October 1749 in form of Sanskrit shlokas. This book is translated by the author as ?Pratapdurgmahatmyam?. Author provides the original Sanskrit verses from the document and the translation in Marathi.
Ramchandra Dixit had narrated 4 incidents from Shivaji era to his grand daughter-in-law i.e. wife of Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj-Sakwarbai. 69 years after the death of Shivaji Maharaj this book of documents was written. Birth of Shivaji Maharaj, death of Afzalkhan, relation of Shivaji and Samarth Ramdas Swami and the importance of Goddess Bhawani of Pratapgad are mainly covered.
Following events are described in the sequential form as significance of Bhavani Devi, description of emergence of Krishna and Venna rivers , Ramayan gist, story of Indra God, war between Goddess Durga and Bali, description of the success of Lord Indra in war, Pratapgad description and the goddess ,description of Jarandeshwar, birth of Shivaji Maharaj,Afzalkhan incident, war and death.
The information in this book can also be used in for reference to various chronicles and source of study.