Stringing thoughts and dreams into reality through colorful beads is a way of expression for the Bhil tribe. Mohini writes about their bead craft from Madhya Pradesh.
Ajaygarh, near the world famous Khajuraho, is a fort in ruins but with many sights and facts to reveal for the intrepid traveler; writes Supriyo.
Bhitshah, a town in the Sindh region of Pakistan, is historical town famous for one of the oldest techniques of textile printing – Ajrakh. Read as Arif writes.
Maheswar, a town in Madhya Pradesh is known for Maheswar saree, handloom saree known for its beautiful designs. Mohini writes about the art, its history and the process of weaving a Maheswar saree.
Nalanda was a ‘Mahavihara’ (i.e. Great Monastery) and was destroyed in 1193 CE and in 2006 former President of India late APJ Abdul Kalam proposed the idea of revival of Nalanda University. The ruins and a museum make for a good trip, writes Abhijit Das.
Galle, the beautiful town of Sri Lanka on the southwest coast was once a port town and home to Portuguese and the Dutch for a long time. Ayandrali writes a travel memoir and lists a few tips on what to expect.
Weaving is an ancient traditional craft in India with a considerable number of practiioners still present. Prashant describes in detail in this article.
Go Heritage Runs are the best way to experience heritage and history across India. They are untimed (you can walk too), family friendly destination marathons organized at heritage sites across India. Also rated as the most scenic marathons in India by CN Traveler and Outlook magazines!
Meet art curator and designer Masooma Rizvi. Besides being a designer, Masooma Rizvi is a true connoisseur of India’s heritage and culture.