Tag: Indian Heritage

Indian Culture : What Makes it Unique From Rest of the World

Exploring the beautiful Indian culture that captivates the heart and soul of India, while uniquely acknowledging the rich diversity across the states.

Kashmir Galore – An ‘Accident’ That Saved The Heritage Business From Dying Out

In a conversation with Saqib Posh, the man behind Kashmir Galore. Saqib is in a continuous process of preserving age-old art-crafts, like his, which is on the verge of extinction. He is working together with hundreds of artisans for whom carpet weaving is the only source of income. In a process of revival, he is mixing traditional carpet making techniques together with new designs and colors. Using natural dyes and natural fabrics, his main focus is to support locally made products with no use of synthetic fabrics. He also ensures that his products are completely natural and eco friendly.

The Significance of Indian State and City Names

States and city names in India reflect the influence of the ruler, culture, as well as their social connotations. Some are born out of colonial history, some under the patronage of kings and nawabs and others are drenched in ancient Indian cultures

The Depiction of Animals & Birds in Indian Arts

Indian art is also defined by the flora and fauna depictions. Interestingly, whether it is in the form of sculptures, paintings or even architecture, wildlife has always found an important place in Indian arts. 

Crafting Futures – A collaboration of British Council in India

Crafting Futures is a British Council initiative. This unique endeavor supports the future of crafts through global collaboration and funding across the world. The idea is to creatively use the local crafts for social, economic, cultural and environmental growth.

Metal Crafts of India – A Malleable Mélange

Metal crafts of India are wide spread with artisans specializing in the art of their respective regions. Different types of metal crafts are popular in different parts of the country. 

Exploring Colonial Architecture in India – Part II

Here is story exploring the Colonial Architecture in India. European colonial powers that made India their home over the years is seen in the architectural and historical references of the places that they ruled.

Indian Winter Foods – Mouthwatering and Healthy!

So let’s buffet around the must-have Indian winter foods sprawled out in our homes and prepared with much arduous dedication over generations.

Single Screen Theatres to Multiplex, Where Our Cinema Culture Stand Today?

When all these single screen theatres are gradually getting converted into multiplexes, a question lingers in our minds, are multiplexes meant for all?

Theatre in India – The Journey of an Art Form Through Indian Cultural Landscape

Theatre in India is one of the best known real time expressions of art that are both entertaining and purposeful. Finding a story unfold through characters acting out a part leaves a more lasting effect on the minds of an audience

Varanasi – The Spiritual Epitome of Hindu Culture [Photo Feature]

Varanasi Photo feature - Here is taking a look at some of his pictures speak a thousand words centered on the ethos of a culturally and spiritually soaked Banaras.

Indian Pottery – Spinning a Tale of Utility and Art

The great thing about Indian pottery is that it has been able to balance the artistry with mundane usage. Where on one hand, the skill and style of the pottery handicrafts are a symbol of Indian culture

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