ANIMALS OF WORSHIP

India has long held sacred its wildlife in its myths, epics and in daily worship. Jeremy D’Cruz delves deep into some of the interesting stories surrounding animals, which have become an integral part of the Indian ethos India is a land of complex stories, of Gods and Goddesses who articulate …

Whistle a name

Today, India has 22 official languages, not counting the several others spoken by smaller communities. But in Kongthong, Meghalaya, language has nothing to do with words. The inhabitants communicate using sounds. Whistling, to be exact. Swati Amar studies this fascinating whistling language of the East India is a country with …

Fairytale Weaves!

A billionaire princess and two Bollywood divas took the world by storm with their choice of bridal trousseau. From Isha Ambani’s white and gold sari, Deepika Padukone’s Kanjeevaram drapes and Priyanka Chopra’s neo-fusion red lehenga, Deepa Kalukuri writes about the new bridal trends taking over 2019! The year 2018 was …

Warmed by the Music

North Indian classical music has its own festivals, celebrated in the north, where winters are cold but the spirit of music warm Just like in the south, North Indian winter too seems to be the time when classical music festivals are organised. And although the winters are pretty cold, after …