Designs on walls…

When I moved into a new house, I unpacked and put up all those freshly washed and ironed curtains, the polished wood furniture and other small curios to decorate the house […]

Baijnath Temple, Kausani

I have this lust…. weekend outings! Being a homemaker there is really no ‘off-day’ for me and it becomes real boring for me if I am stuck at home for the […]

Where Gods love…..

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ― Gautama Buddha Sringara is one of the nine rasas, which forms the basis of all classical Indian arts like […]

Brackets and Corbels :Temples and Forts

The Hindu architecture is replete with magnificent examples of stone work……. embroidered stone! With simple tools like hammer and chisel these ancient stones tell the tales of knowledge and accuracy […]

chand baori

Jaipur: Chand Baori (Abhaneri Stepwell)

Step Wells or Baodi were integral part of Indian villages before the British imposed their way discarding the need of such water reservoirs and belittling the societal functioning of the villages. […]

Kuldhara : The Haunted Village

Kuldhara, the haunted abandoned village, lies some 15 kms west of Jaisalmer (the golden-sand-desert city of Rajasthan). The village inhabited by Paliwal brahmins in around 18th century was a prosperous […]