A testament to the rich culture of Sheopur is the craft of lacquer which has about 400 years of history hidden in its glinting curves.
The process of Swamimalai, bronze casting craft is, in itself, a very spiritual experience. A Sthapathi is expected to be well-versed in the Neetisaram, Amaram, Shilpasaaram, and the Dhyan shlokas.
A little girl sits on her bed, eyes twinkling with mirth. Her parents have returned
Away from the hustle of city life where Sun gleams bright over deserted roads, Some
Life goes on. And it evidently does in case of those whose privileged bones pass
It is a six inch round everyday breakfast bread. A small ball of dough is spread across a stone platform with the palm dipped in milk. Texturing it with the impression of the fingers, the naan-wai pulls the stretchy dough off the stone and slaps it on the warm oven wall gently. It come out with golden on the upper side and white on the lower and is usually had with butter or jam along with nun-chai.
Gaatha brings to you, traditional handicrafts and the culture behind them, directly from the very home of the Indian artisan.