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The woven willows of Kashmir

The woven willows of Kashmir

Deeply intertwined with the day-to-day lives of the natives, the craft of weaving wicker into baskets, chairs and other utilities…
Matka – The earthen pot

Matka – The earthen pot

When gods and demons were churning the ocean (Sheersagar) for the divine Nectar (Mahamrita), an earthen pot emerged. This is…
Music from the Divine

Music from the Divine

Indian musical instruments owe their existence to the divine. Gandharvas, Kinnaras, Narada, Tumburu are some of the mythological legends discussed…
The story of Indigo

The story of Indigo

In the February of 1615, British naval forces under the command of Nicholas Downton strategically fought against the Portuguese fleet…
Blog ~ 100th post

Blog ~ 100th post

Through the last 99 posts we have toured around alleys, bathed in shadows of vernacular streetscapes, indulged in numerous off…
Blog ~ Have you felt it yet?

Blog ~ Have you felt it yet?

It’s as if the fully matured leaves of the Chinar tree are in perfect synchrony with nature’s music of the fall; as…
Tying a knot to tradition

Tying a knot to tradition

A familiar chatter swells in the air as feet chase the trail of a carelessly flying odhani in the by-lanes…
Biographies in stone

Biographies in stone

“My body is but wax and wick for flame. When the candle burns out, the light shines elsewhere.” Normandi Ellis,…
The vanishing act of lost wax!

The vanishing act of lost wax!

Bundele har bolo ke muh humne suni kahani thi ….. Lights cascading from fountains of oil lamps suspended from the…
From stone mates to soul mates

From stone mates to soul mates

He sculpted a pigeon out of marble that was mistaken for real by a flock of flying birds, who halted to gather…
Heroes of yesterday, Gods of today….

Heroes of yesterday, Gods of today….

Theater, street plays, wanderer storytellers have always given face to what were mere descriptions in the scripts. These tales, a…
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