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 Concept of Demon
The concept of demon is still not clear to many of us. In Hindu mythology the demon king Mahishasura..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 1/18/2017 4:32:58 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Oyilattam
Can anyone give me some details about the dance form Oyilattam?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 1/17/2017 4:27:50 AM
By : Shreya Shetty
 Metcalfe e Hall- A heritage lost in glitz
Hey has anyone ever been to Metcalfe e Hall in Kolkata? I heard about the place from one of my frien..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star0On : 1/17/2017 4:24:59 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Poush Mela
Poush Mela is one of the attractions of Bengal during the Bengali month of Poush. The fair not only ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 1/16/2017 4:22:42 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Ganga Sagar Mela- second Biggest Religious gathering
Did anyone know that Gangasagar Mela is the second biggest religious gathering after Kumbh Mela? I a..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 1/14/2017 3:30:48 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Iconography of Ambika
It is known that Ambika was a Yakshi of the 22nd Jain Tirthankara, Lord Neminath that came to life i..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 1/11/2017 4:57:01 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Marble Painting
What is Marble Painting? From where did this form of painting originate? Do you guys have any inform..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 1/11/2017 4:11:54 AM
By : Stuti Jain
 Island Tourism Festival 2017
Among Andaman and Nicobar Islands major tourist attractions count Island Tourism Festival, a 10-day ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/7/2017 4:15:53 AM
By : Vicky Verma
 The palace of thousand doors
Not very far from Kolkata is a palace in Kila Nizamat famous for having 1000 doors. Yes, though surp..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 1/6/2017 4:30:43 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Elephanta Caves
Many people may not be aware of this but there is a unique network of sculpted caves in Maharashtra...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/4/2017 3:45:27 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 A distinct but threatened tradition
Ramman is the unique religious festival celebrated in the form of ritual theatre of the Garhwal Hima..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/3/2017 4:03:36 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 All India Handicrafts Week 2016
All India Handicrafts Week is a week-long celebration of the multifarious Handicrafts of India organ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 1/1/2017 8:34:49 PM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Sites in India awaiting World Heritage Status
Which are the monuments and places in India which await UNESCO`s World Heritage Site status? I know ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 12/28/2016 4:23:05 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Kantha Stitch of Bengal
Crafts of Bengal have a very special place when we talk of Indian craft. Every craft in Bengal from ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 12/27/2016 4:13:14 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Monolithic Art
The Buddhist Art and architecture revolves just about stupas Monolithic pillars palaces shrines and ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 12/23/2016 4:03:12 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Phulkari
Haryana is quite famous for its woven work be it shawls durries robes or lungis. The Haryana shawl i..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star11On : 12/22/2016 4:16:31 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 World Heritage Sites in India
UNESCO identifies World Heritage Sites as places that belong to all the peoples of the world irrespe..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 12/21/2016 4:37:03 AM
By : Stuti Jain
 Craft capital of India
Did you know Jaipur is known as the craft capital of India?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star9On : 12/20/2016 4:22:21 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Lost-wax casting
Lost-wax casting is a unique procedure of making a duplicate metal sculpture from the original ones...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 12/17/2016 3:48:57 AM
By : Shreya Shetty
 Crafts Fair in India
A Craft Fair is a place where both craftsmen with their artifacts and craft admirers assemble and ex..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 12/15/2016 8:04:18 AM
By : Nandini Sharma
 Applique Work in Textile Crafts
Applique is one of the popular techniques in India of making decorative motifs and designs more noti..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 12/15/2016 7:33:07 AM
By : Nandini Sharma
 Wood craft
Wood craft is prevalent in India even before stone sculpture came into existence. Varied goods are c..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 12/15/2016 3:57:33 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Delhi`s Oldest Secular Festival
I recently came to hear about this festival called `Phool Waloon Ki Sair` which is indigenous to the..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 12/14/2016 4:28:05 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Photo Journalism
I love photography and I am interested in making my career as a Photo Journalist. What is the scope ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 12/13/2016 4:22:44 AM
By : Stuti Jain
 Silk Painting
What is silk painting?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star15On : 12/7/2016 4:02:37 AM
By : Shruti Kakkar
 Art Auction Houses in Kolkata
Which are the surviving auction houses in Kolkata that display and auction paintings sculptures othe..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star0On : 12/7/2016 3:53:16 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Darbari Kathak
Darbari Kathak has seen its prevalence in our culture but has been devoured by public neglect. The a..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 12/6/2016 4:26:38 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Mandana Art: White Chalk on Red Background
Mandana is the traditional painting seen on the walls and floors of rural houses in Rajasthan and Ma..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 12/1/2016 4:31:00 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Sports Photography
I want to pursue a career in sports photography. Can you give me some insight about it?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 11/30/2016 4:19:49 AM
By : Sheena Batra
 Blue Pottery of Jaipur
Blue Pottery is one of the traditional and most striking crafts of the cultural city of Jaipur due t..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/29/2016 4:10:31 AM
By : Aman Saxena
 Rann Utsav
Rann Utsav that continues from November to February is an amalgamation of culture, tradition, nature..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/28/2016 4:00:26 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Jagaddhatri Puja
One of the important festivals celebrated mainly in the Hooghly district of West Bengal is Jagaddhat..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/24/2016 4:08:11 AM
By : Sheena Batra
 Bhagvata Mela in Melattur
Melattur is a quiet village in Kerala, a relevant state when it comes to folk dance dramas. It is on..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/19/2016 3:52:00 AM
By : Shreya Shetty
 Legends of Navaratri
There are several legends associated with the celebration of Navaratri. Sorrowfully many of us are u..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 11/18/2016 3:11:31 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Diwali Crackers
Diwali is knocking on our doors and we re already engaged in its preparations. Fire crackers in Diwa..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 11/17/2016 4:02:42 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Tamil Brahmin Bridal Jewellery
Indians love their gold and nowhere is this love displayed with more fervour than at Indian weddings..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/9/2016 7:27:09 AM
By : Ann87
 Indian Festivals celebrated abroad
The Indian colour festival Holi kicked off its celebrations recently in Egypt introducing fun and jo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/4/2016 4:50:31 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Pattadakal-UNESCO World Heritage Site
The town of Pattadakal in Karnataka is a UNESCO recognised World Heritage Site and one of the famous..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/2/2016 5:16:37 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Krishna Janmashtami
Krishna Janmashtami is one of the most awaited and enthusiastically celebrated festivals in our coun..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/28/2016 4:30:53 AM
By : Mansi Kapoor
 Tracing Akbar`s Legacy in Delhi`s Monuments
The historical city of Delhi has been the pavilion of the greatest Mughal Emperor Akbar. His life an..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star0On : 10/27/2016 4:59:33 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Pujas Atmosphere in Kolkata
I have heard that Navratri and Durga Puja are the most vibrant time of the year in Kolkata. Having h..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star8On : 10/25/2016 5:11:35 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Losar Festival of Ladakh
When we hear of Ladakh we only think about the picturesque hills and mountains along with the ever s..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 10/24/2016 5:04:48 AM
By : Sophia James
 Banjara Embroidery
Banjara Embroidery is practised by the Banjaras of Madhya Pradesh. The designs created by them are a..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 10/18/2016 5:39:18 AM
By : Sheena Batra
 Rock Paintings discovered in Kondane Caves
As many as 40 rock paintings have been recently discovered in the Kondane caves in the Raigad distri..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 10/3/2016 10:55:07 PM
By : iRahuLive
 Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath
The Chitrakala Parishath in Bengaluru, Karnataka is considered as one of the most prominent art have..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 10/1/2016 5:45:32 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Mall Culture is Destroying our Ethnicity
The mall culture in India is increasing day by day and youngsters are more found in shopping malls r..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star7On : 9/30/2016 5:18:23 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Bharatnatyam Dancer cum IAS Officer
I have heard about this IAS Officer who also doubles up as a noted Bharatnatyam dancer, Kavitha Ramu..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 9/29/2016 5:14:44 AM
By : Shreya Shetty
 Lesser known Unconventional Art Forms
There are many unconventional art forms also prevalent in the country that are not much known or spo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 9/28/2016 5:06:20 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Mirror Image Writting
Mirror Image Man--Piyush Goel He has a hobby of writing words in mirror image in two languages Hindi..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star10On : 9/26/2016 5:17:00 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Haunted Historical Monuments in India
Within the walls of some historically significant monuments of our country lurk many unfolded myster..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 9/22/2016 5:26:00 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
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