Posts Tagged "Gaatha"

Song of the Needle

Song of the Needle

A mother, wife, daughter, sister, a farmer, a mason, a carpenter, a cattle rearer, a sweeper, a washer, a cook, an…
Dhokra

Dhokra

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

Tanka-kaam

Over a century ago, when the world was bereft of any mechanical looms, the fabrics could only be made manually…
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…
Monsoon’s call

Monsoon’s call

The summer sun starves most of the vegetation and renders an ochre tone to country lands; the water content of…
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 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…
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,…
Thewa

Thewa

There are some who need a tree to meditate. And some who need music. But then there are those, who fend for…
Hand ka koi end nahi…

Hand ka koi end nahi…

“The story goes as back as the times in history when my father would walk me to the river side,…
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