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Holi in India: Celebrating colours differently

Holi in India: Celebrating colours differently

March 2, 2020

Holi is the most vibrant festivals which signify the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. As the earth wakes up from its winter slumber, the people get ready to coat each other in the colours of spring

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Threads of the ancient Hindu festival Raksha Bandhan

Threads of the ancient Hindu festival Raksha Bandhan

August 14, 2019

Raksha Bandhan, the traditional Hindu festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters, is celebrated since ancient times. However, the look of rakhi, the thread or amulet that is considered to be an ancient means of protection in Hindu culture, has evolved over the...

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Jagat Shiromani Temple in Jaipur

Jagat Shiromani Temple in Jaipur

August 25, 2018

  The colourful grandeur of the Pink City of Jaipur is famous for its brilliant architecture, forts, temples, handicrafts, jewellery, bazaars and shopping for textiles. Jaipur city is not only the capital of Rajasthan (north Indian state), but is also considered to be a majo...

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Motifs on Indian textiles

Motifs on Indian textiles

April 17, 2017

Traditionally designed Indian textiles boast of motifs representative of the Indian culture. Flowers, fruits, birds or animals: here are some of the popular motifs and the idea or belief that they signify.

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Vrindavan – the land of Lord Krishna

Vrindavan – the land of Lord Krishna

April 4, 2017

Stretched out quaint ghats with staircases leading to water’s edge, embowed gateways and innumerable temples on the bank of River Yamuna in itself explains the sacred nature of Mathura and Vrindavan - the birth place of Lord Krishna, which has turned into an important place of ...

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