Chandi ka warq

Chandi ka warq

If you are visiting an Indian confectionery store for the first time, you are in for a silver treat, it should not…
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…
A Gond folktale of Mahua

A Gond folktale of Mahua

Long ago a Gond leader was taking a stroll in the countryside. He was looking for something exquisite that would…
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…
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…
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…
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