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Indian Doctors Who Changed Lives and Brought Many Smiles!

The list of renowned doctors who became the front runners in their fields is undoubtedly long, as much as it is also moves beyond the scope of the profession alone.

Folk Dance Forms of Central India

Rajasthan, Madhy Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa are the states that we will look at for the folk dances of central India.

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The Women Behind the Indian Armed Forces

But there are those many women who may not have served in the Indian Armed Forces or Central Armed Police Forces but are brave hearts of the nation.

The Beats of Different Traditional Drums of India

Music is a huge part of the Indian culture and its presence is felt in all aspects and ways of life. During happy or sad, anxious or soothing times, music forms an essential element, for not only the individual, but also for the community essence.

Top Destination in the Middle East You Must Explore

The Middle East comes with a lot of amazing stuff to offer to its travelers. So regardless of what you're into, bounce on a plane and take off for your favorite destination.

Why Bell Hooks’ “All about love” is Now More Relevant Than Ever

I was totally intrigued by the title of the book - “All About Love”. I did not want to read yet another cliche book on love and she promised that it wasn’t. This book is the best guide to love which I have read

Shalini Bisht – A Self-taught Artist’s Journey in Mandala Art and More

Creative Kalakari founded by Shalini is an art platform for creating products, as well as, organizing learning workshops. Shalini teaches and creates Mandala art and has already taught more than hundred students this unique and therapeutic art form.

Top Offbeat Destinations in Sharjah You Must Have in Your Travel List

Apart from being a historic destination, Sharjah is also known to be a family-friendly destination in UAE. One can visit this place with all your family members. 

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Shalini Bisht – A Self-taught Artist’s Journey in Mandala Art and More

Creative Kalakari founded by Shalini is an art platform for creating products, as well as, organizing learning workshops. Shalini teaches and creates Mandala art and has already taught more than hundred students this unique and therapeutic art form.

Tanjore Paintings – A Timeless Spiritual Legacy

The Tanjore paintings finds its origins in South India and flourished under the patronage of the Vijayanagar and Maratha royals.

Is Amrita Sher-Gil Really the “Frida Kahlo of India”?

It can be easily said that the two personalities were ahead of their times, both as women and as artists. It can also be said that Amrita Sher-gil wouldn't have liked the “Frida Kahlo of India”

Rangoli Art – Origin, Significance of this Art form in Indian Culture

The ground is the canvas for this art – be it the artificial floor of the house or concrete roads. The patterns are mainly created out of artificial dry colours, but in its original form rangoli is made from coloured rice, sand, flour, or simply flower petals.

Prajne – Ancient Artifacts Get a New Life

”Prajne” which means consciousness in Kannada is to pay a heartfelt tribute to the old age artifacts of ancient India. Let’s check out her story which inspired her to begin with the project.

Kerala’s Beautiful Eco-friendly Handicrafts

Kerala has a wide variety of eco-friendly handicrafts. Here, take a look at the ones that beautifully capture the rich culture and heritage of the State.

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The Reel Storeys – Architecture in Indian Movies

No wonder Indian movies have only been too willing to set their stories in beautiful locations that are a feast to the eyes.

AoL’s World Cultural Festival: Was it really worth it?

Despite all the controversies, Art of Living’s World Cultural Festival, was celebrated to showcase the diversity of the Indian culture as well as world culture

Chittorgarh Built on Myths and Legends?

Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. Although an important heritage site in India, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013, the renown of Chittorgarh is spread far and wide, more so because of the myths and legends associated with its history.

Crossover Genre Movies in India Larger than Life!

Crossover genre movies in India have been successful to some extent in giving us a reality-based cinema that goes beyond the “larger than life” portrayal that Bollywood offers...

Top 5 Delhi/NCR Places That Host Best Sufi Nights

If you want a night of mystical awakening amidst great food and ambiance, we suggest you visit the following restaurants in Delhi/NCR that host the best Sufi nights.

The Indian Epics in Popular Culture

The epics continue to survive in this manner not only by word of mouth and traditions passed down through generations, but more so because of the way in which they have been adapted into popular culture.

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