Naraka-Chaturdashi

Today is   Narakachaturdashi, The organic nature of this festival doesn’t cease to amaze me. Growing we heard the story of Narakasura who  captured 1600 women, made them his slaves eventually Krishna the Yadava rescued them. The legend also as it that Narakasura could only be killed by his mother. As Deepavali approaches kids begin collecting trash like old clothes, and old news …

Smart Auto

The Telangana government has definitely been proactive, At the Hyderabad Litfest there was the electric auto’s on display. With two owners giving passengers a tour round the literary festival zone. The auto’s felt good, amazing colours that it came in and some how it did not look like the harassed communters rescue operation, but it …

Pravasi Divas

To me Pravasi always meant traveler So ideally Pravasi Divas should be about Tourists, or if we are talking Indian here, it should be about the travelling Indian, well close enough, Pravasi Divas is about the migrant Indian, who has either given up or on the verge of giving up his/her Indian Citizenship. Oh! he/she …

Bandhini

Bright colours, punched out white dots that resemble a rhombus, some mirror work, some embroidery, the magic of Bhuj, the Bandhini. When we went to Jamnagar, I was looking for the Kutch work, when our friend told us, that it is the Bandhini that you have to pick here more the Kutch work or the …