The Mughal Seat Of Power: Agra Fort

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Agra Red Fort has seen many a births of Mughal Dynasty's future kings,  clandestine love stories,  conspiracies,  heart breaks, coronations, revolts, treachery and the rise and establishment of a powerful reign. The red sandstone edifice stands in all its strength and glory still towering over the city of Taj,…

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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 but still there seemed something missing in the decor. Ah! Yes! My walls were bare!! When a wall is adorned with paintings, photographs of family, textures…

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 of workmanship of the craftsmen. A few examples to marvel at(no words required.....) :