Category: History & Heritage

Literary Revolt against Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

A writer, editor, translator, and activist, Rakshanda Jalil has provided yeomen’s service to the cause of Urdu language and literature. On the occasion of the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh…
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Sneak Peek into the World of Tibet

Losar is a popular festival for Tibetan Buddhism, marking the beginning of New Year and celebrated with much gusto. It is a three-day festival observed by Tibetans worldwide with prayers,…
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For the love of History & Heritage

    Indian history has its roots in its ancient temples, historic forts, opulent palaces, and splendid heritage and culture. Let us explore some of the famous historical places and majestic structures…
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The Legend of Krishna: Author’s Encounters on His Voyage

        "At Mundra, it took long persuasion to take pictures in Devshi Sarang’s house. It was sold to a local Jain merchant who, initially, was reluctant to…
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क्या कहता हैं कुम्भ?

                                  'कुम्भ' यानि मिट्टी का कलश| जी हाँ, वही कुम्भ जिससे लेकर इंद्रदेव स्वर्ग…
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EXCERPTS: KRISHNA IN MURALS

          Krishna, the dark god, enacting his leelas, and evoking bhakti rasa in his devotees, is the most popular and perhaps among all Hindu gods closest…
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Photographs and Excerpts from ‘WHERE GODS RESIDE’

There are literally hundreds of books on the enchanting city of Kolkata—its history, its music, its streets, its people, its festivals and so on. But it is difficult to find…
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Conservation of World Heritage Sites | A City Keeping its Character

Today, over half of the world’s population resides in cities as a result of which cities are evolving and developing at a faster pace. It is incumbent on us to…
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