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The Languages and Peoples in Ancient India

By | August 10th, 2017|Creative Scape, Read Alert|

The Rig Veda was included in the UNESCO “Memory of the World Register” in 2007 because, “being among the first literary documents in the history of humankind, [the Vedas] transcend far beyond their identity as [...]

The concept behind the Hindu Gods: An analysis based on Aurobindo’s interpretations of the Rig Vedic Gods

By | August 2nd, 2017|Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape, Read Alert|

Sri Aurobindo has provided a very interesting interpretation to the various aspects of the Rig Veda. His interpretations seem very logical.  A cursory glance at the Rig Veda may lead to the apparent belief that [...]

A LITERARY KNOCK OF AN OPPORTUNITY

By | June 29th, 2017|Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape, Read Alert|

In an ocean of information, countless artistic writings float in an anticipation to find their desired Island of opportunities. Such is the reasoning behind the initiative #TellMeYourStory, a storytelling platform that invites people, irrespective of [...]

Chikankari: A lucknawi Tradition

By | June 2nd, 2017|Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape, Read Alert|

Did You know that Nur Jahan brought the art of "Chikankari" to India in the 15th Century ? Did you know that Chikankari made its way to India all the way from Persia ? Did [...]

In the Shadow of the Devi, Kumaon | Niyogi Books

By | May 30th, 2017|Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape|

The untamed beauty of the Himalayas immediately captures our collective imagination with visions of serenity, natural splendour and mysticism. But these mountains also dictate the lives of those who live by its laws—the resilient hill [...]

The Sacred Sorrow of Sparrows | OUT NOW

By | May 29th, 2017|Creative Scape|

Across lives, cities, and continents, melancholy and its tentacles inhabit spaces that are often left unexplored.Through ten stories and ten main protagonists, this book paints a portrait of the universal emotion that strikes the deepest [...]