Craftsmen

Chappa chappa charkha chale

Chappa chappa charkha chale

"I am convinced that swaraj cannot come so long as the tens of millions of our brothers and sisters do…
Dhana Murti

Dhana Murti

“What can you do with a rice grain? You can feed it to the crow, Or even a pigeon if…
Mediya

Mediya

Lying in the western frontiers of India, the Gujarat province with its 1600 km long coastline has been the centre…
Chained with love ~ Aarikam Kashmir

Chained with love ~ Aarikam Kashmir

As claimed by a local legend, a ‘Raffoogar’(darner) named Alibaba lived in the valley of Kashmir. He was proficient in…
I weave your name on the loom of my mind

I weave your name on the loom of my mind

जब मैं था तब हरि नहीं, अब हरि हैं मैं नाहिं। प्रेम गली अति सॉंकरी, तामें दो न समाहिं।। These lines were written by Kabir, one of the greatest poets to grace Indian mainland. The word 'Kabir'…
The Indian Craftsmen

The Indian Craftsmen

A point of interest is the extreme simplicity of the craftsman's tools and methods. The painter's brushes, for example, are made of…
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…
Bagh – The story of a Journey

Bagh – The story of a Journey

We asked a simple question – “what is your history”, not knowing what stories have we invited to unfold before…
Thewa

Thewa

There are some who need a tree to meditate. And some who need music. But then there are those, who fend for…
Adorning Ornamental Identities

Adorning Ornamental Identities

The demure look of the eyes and the colorful exuberance of the costumes of a new bride amidst the Kutch lands are…
Painted Songs

Painted Songs

A synesthetic expression…where songs and words dance on canvas, colours and patterns make musical harmonies… The Gond tribal painting is…

Creepy Crawly Creatures

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt Going against tradition, a man…
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