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The Legacy of Nawab Shah Jahan Begum of Bhopal

The Begums of Bhopal were trailblazers, defying societal norms and reshaping the course of history in India. Among them, Nawab Shah Jahan Begum stands out for her indomitable spirit and unwavering commitment to progress. While her contemporary, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, is celebrated for his architectural marvels, Nawab Shah Jahan Begum remains largely forgotten in […]Read More

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Aboriginal Songlines: The Oral Traditions and Spiritual Maps of Australia

The colonizers arrived in Australia in the year 1788, but before that Australia was inhabited by the aboriginal people, who had established rich and diverse cultures across the continent. They lived predominantly as hunter-gatherers, and even adapted to the varied environments of Australia’s deserts, rainforests, grasslands and coastal regions. They had several hundred distinct languages […]Read More

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Awakening Devotion: The Life and Works of Tulsidas

Tulsidas, born Rambola Dubey on August 11, 1511, in Soron, Delhi Sultanate (present-day Uttar Pradesh, India), was a revered Vaishnava Hindu saint and poet. Renowned for his unwavering devotion to the deity Rama, he left an indelible mark on Indian literature, spirituality, and culture. Tulsidas is best known for his magnum opus, the epic “Ramcharitmanas,” […]Read More

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Sacred Ink: Exploring the Spiritual Art of Tattooing Among India’s

There are several ascetic groups in India, which is well renowned for its rich tapestry of cultural and spiritual traditions. Tattooing is a distinctive habit that sticks out among these ascetics, holy men, and sadhus. In India, tattoos carry a deep spiritual importance, even though in many cultures they are frequently connected to rebellion and […]Read More

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Art and Architecture of the New Indian Parliament

The new Indian Parliament building, set to be completed by 2022, marks a significant milestone in the nation’s democratic journey. This state-of-the-art structure promises to embody India’s rich cultural diversity and symbolize the aspirations of ‘New India’ as the country celebrates its 75th anniversary of independence. In this article, we explore the intricacies of the […]Read More

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Art with the mystical pen– Kalamkari of Andhra Pradesh

The major source for the well-known textile art, one of the simplest forms of visual art and design, known as Kalamkari, is the Swarnamukhi River’s banks, which are close to Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh. Indian handicraft artists have created aesthetic harmony on a variety of surfaces, including metal surfaces, terracotta, glass, and trees– practically all imaginable […]Read More