Thangkas depict the life and teachings of the Buddha. Buddhist monks embrace austerity, discipline and a life dedicated to learning the teachings of the Buddha. Thangkas are spiritual expressions … Continue Reading Buddhist Thangkha Paintings
All Kashmiris, irrespective of denomination, ethnicity and political leanings have in common a pre-occupation with food! What’s been cooked, how it turned out, what should be cooked next and what … Continue Reading Kashmiri Cuisine; Tinned Wazvaan Online!
The Gond & Pardhan Tribes In the Gondwana region of Central India derive inspiration from festivals when women decorate the main doors & walls of Homes to welcome in prosperity … Continue Reading Tribal Paintings: Collectors Artworks
Forged Iron Works have held their own in the wide array of the Indian metal works repertoire. One finds small, entrepreneurial dwellings and workshops where the products are created, piece … Continue Reading Forged Iron Products: Source Online
Grasslands have fed wild animals, human populations and in general, protected earth from denudation and drought. Their contribution to Nature is plentiful and vital. In many rural areas across the … Continue Reading Grass Baskets: Eco-friendly Home and Living Ideas
Crochet Table Linen, Women’s tops and girls pretty dresses have always been highly sought after. Crochet, French for a hook, with which yarn, in cotton or wool, is looped continuously, … Continue Reading Crochet Mats and Tops – Andhra Pradesh
Cutlery! In India, generations have always eaten using their fingers. Ladles and large spoons were for stirring pots and ladling lentils and rice. Eating has always required the involvement of … Continue Reading Ethnic Wooden Cutlery of Udayagiri
Kalamkari Sarees are a work of great skill and labour. Kalam-Pen, Kari-Work, in translation, means working with a pen. This is done using painting and dyeing techniques that are laborious, … Continue Reading Kalamkari Sarees from Andhra, India
The image above captures the glorious freedom of spirit and strong sense of identity that is associated with the nomadic “Banjaras”. The nomadic tribes originate from the desert sands of Rajasthan … Continue Reading Nomadic. Rooted.