As women make their mark in all spheres, it is imperative that their partners lend them support and strength. Renowned filmmaker Mani Ratnam shares his thoughts with Ranjini Manian on what makes for a good marriage – in both intention and practice.
The death of a Nawab in 1819 made way for the rule of the first of four Begums over Bhopal – the only princely state ruled by women. For over 150 years, the Nawab Begums of Bhopal ruled over their people with vision and benevolence – for that, Bhopal is indebted to them
India traditionally values some visual symbols as means of conveying tenets of wisdom. Even if the deeper meaning is often not fully understood, collective wisdom has ensured that they are understood on some level by everyone.
For Sid Sriram, music is not just an art form or even a career – it forms the basis of everything in his life. The Aikya 2018 star talks about his journey thus far, how he stays grounded in the face of colossal success, and what he is planning for the Aikya audience this year
Short cultural snippets for an easily digestible India
A celebration of all things Urdu, Jashn-e-Rekhta – a three-day festival held in Delhi in December – is a time for artistes and connoisseurs to revel in the multifaceted beauty of the language and its culture
A land that is enshrined in the Ramayana and is also known for being the resting place of one of India’s greatest scientists – Rameswaram has more to it than meets the eye
What does a spiritual aspirant in today’s world need? Openness to learning, humility and a true desire to look beyond this life, says spiritual teacher Sri M
Short cultural snippets for an easily digestible India Art/textile/craft: Ahimsa Silk India is the largest consumer of silk in the world, as well the world’s second largest producer of the luxury fabric. However, the traditional process of manufacturing silk used in India and elsewhere has long been criticised by animal …
We visit some of the old, iconic churches of India, and explore their unique architectural influences and the legends associated with them.