Indian Heritage

A Shiva temple in Telangana where Brahma rested

A Shiva temple in Telangana where Brahma rested

February 27, 2019

At the Ketaki Sangameshwara Swamy temple, Lord Brahma is believed to have descended to meditate after the creation of the world.

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The poetry of Bulleh Shah

The poetry of Bulleh Shah

July 14, 2017

One of the greatest Sufi poets who wrote in Punjabi, Bulleh Shah's work has inspirations drawn from violence and also the idealism he derived from his mentor and his work.

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It’s carnival time, it’s Goa time

It’s carnival time, it’s Goa time

February 14, 2017

An annual affair, the Goa Carnival has been celebrated since the 18th century. With Portuguese and Latin influences and a dash of modern party styles, it’s a grand, colourful and musical fiesta that attracts tourists aplenty to the party capital of India.

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Banarasi Silk

Banarasi Silk

January 6, 2016

The popular hand woven Banarasi silk sari from Varanasi has passed the test of time through centuries. But the import of cheap Chinese silk and introduction of power loom pose immense threat. That the obsession for Banarasi silk sari (traditional Indian wear for women) is not lim...

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