Posts Tagged "Madhya Pradesh"

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…
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…
Wandering rays of an aimless light…

Wandering rays of an aimless light…

Some wandering rays of an aimless light, Carelessly slipped into my loom the previous night… Their whimsical sparks got woven…
Thewa

Thewa

There are some who need a tree to meditate. And some who need music. But then there are those, who fend for…
Laathi-charged

Laathi-charged

Paan, neta, jalebi, uparwaala and lathi…. A popular Sunday times article defines these amongst others, as those torchbearers of Indianness,…
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…
Colours, Textures and more…

Colours, Textures and more…

Every craft has a story to tell, a history, a reason for existence… Some craft objects like fabrics and weapons…
Waking stones

Waking stones

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, is home of the great fort described as “the pearl in the necklace of the forts of Hind”…
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