religion

Miniature artists’ take on life

Miniature artists’ take on life

March 30, 2021

Gautam Bhatia and Shankar Bhopa’s attempt to represent the uncertain progression of life reflects beautifully in the series of paintings and sculptures created by them, the otherwise in-animate paintings appear to be brimming with life. The architect’s latest creation, in...

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The holy gathering at the Ardh Kumbh Mela

The holy gathering at the Ardh Kumbh Mela

February 9, 2019

The sea of humanity, saffron flags, millions of pilgrims, the smell of the smoke from the holy fires, people with deep religious and ritualistic belief experiencing the power of devotion which turns the very water into amrit –the holy water of immortality.

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Consejos de etiqueta para la espiritualidad

Consejos de etiqueta para la espiritualidad

January 14, 2019

La India es una tierra de diversidad cultural y dispone de una rica historia espiritual. Los sentimientos de las diferentes religiones son respetados, así como sus tradiciones, que todos pueden practicar por igual. Una creencia popular en la India es que las mujeres no deben ent...

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Portraits from Pushkar

Portraits from Pushkar

December 1, 2018

We witnessed the charm of the countryside, the people and their lifestyle, and made some portraits providing a complete backdrop of their brightly coloured saris, odhnis (strip of cloth); their everyday ornaments; some aged and painted faces in the crowd; men in equally colourful...

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Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

November 23, 2018

The Pushkar Fair invites tourists from across the globe who flock to this town and soak in the riot of vibrant colours and festivities. The fair is all loaded with cultural programmes, folk music and dance, richly adorned camels and other livestock.

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Jammu – An eclectic mix of offerings

Jammu – An eclectic mix of offerings

November 14, 2018

A living testimony to its rich culture, heritage and tourism, Jammu has a plethora of sightseeing places which holds many spellbound histories within its forts, temples and palaces.

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The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

November 3, 2018

Much known for its mythological values the Modhera Sun Temple in the western Indian state of Gujarat, was made in honour of the sun god, Surya. The temple at present is undertaken by the Archaeological Survey of India and has been listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Let’s dance Garba on Navratri in Gujarat

Let’s dance Garba on Navratri in Gujarat

October 18, 2018

Follow us in Vadodara, Gujarat, a place well known for its garba performance, a colorful and lively dance which is performed in every nook and corner of the state.

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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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Theyyam

Theyyam

August 19, 2018

Dans des villages du nord du Kerala se déroulent chaque année, avant la mousson et après la récolte, des rituels tribaux qui suivent des codes précis et des croyances millénaires. Les theyyams, impliquant notamment danse et transe dans d’impressionnantes parures colorées...

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The colourful festival of Teej in Jaipur

The colourful festival of Teej in Jaipur

August 17, 2018

Just as the monsoon arrives in north India, the air is filled with happiness and joy, as the women start preparing for the colourful festival of Teej. The Teej festival is held annually during the Hindu month of Shravan and marks the advent of the monsoon. This festival is celeb...

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Jagannath Rath Yatra: It’s a journey of discovery

Jagannath Rath Yatra: It’s a journey of discovery

July 13, 2018

Odisha, also known as the Golden Triangle destination, offers a plethora of rich historical heritage, sacred pilgrimage, vibrant living temples, golden sand beaches, international sand art festival by the tourism which showcases the cultural depth of the state and the amazing nat...

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