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Dhokra

Dhokra

“If an image has to be made, it must be made of wax first” Vishnusamhita, 5th century AD. Under clouds…
Banarasi from Varanasi

Banarasi from Varanasi

“Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend—and looks twice as old as all of them put together."-…
Sikki

Sikki

A haat bazaar in Sitamarhi district of Bihar is abuzz with villagers, children springing around the toy seller, plundering his…
Home is where the cart is…

Home is where the cart is…

A bullock cart (Gadi) wheels through a village trail, carrying all the basic household commodities that a ‘Gadia Lohar’ (nomadic…
Painted whispers of Mithila

Painted whispers of Mithila

Janakpur is the place from where Raja Janak ruled the whole Mithila kingdom centuries ago. In Sitamarhi, a historical place…
Dabu printing

Dabu printing

The lush earth , in an embrace with fabric, sprouts beautiful patterns. And the earth had it’s playful ways, in…
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…
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