Archive for January, 2010

The sweet fragrance of Aggarbatti

The sweet fragrance of Aggarbatti

A busy morning as I rush to work, crossing busy streets and crowded pavements, I am inundated with a multitude…
Metal Bells of Kutch

Metal Bells of Kutch

“Godhuli”… long shadows of dusk, a cloud of dust covering the orange horizon and the sounds of tinkering bells, announcing…
Patan na Patola

Patan na Patola

Patola is an exquisite and wonderfully intricate silk textile of India, believed to have originated in the 7th Century AD. Patola silk…
The Story of Kathputli

The Story of Kathputli

Bright colourful clothes, beautiful large eyes, nimble limbs dancing in front of an enthralled audience… this is not a dancer…
Uttarayan

Uttarayan

In the pleasant chill of January, when the sun enters Capricorn, the sky gets filled with vibrant colours and the…
Ajrak

Ajrak

When the world is buzzing with “sustainability” and “environment-friendly” as the newest big trends of the future, for many centuries,…
Kaavad ~

Kaavad ~

“If you can’t go to the temple, the temple will come to you.” Much before cinema and animations, storytelling was…
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