Water Conservation and Management Systems in Uttarakhand
05 Jul 2021 by Admin

In Water Conservation, Management Systems, Uttarakhand

The first human civilizations were established along the rivers. Over time, various cultures have established an intimate connection with water for survival and religious, spiritual, cultural, and aesthetic purposes.

Bhoot Chaturdashi & Kali Puja
05 Jan 2021 by Pratiti Nath

In Diwali, West Bengal, Kali puja, Bhoot Chaturdashi

When the whole of India lights up to celebrate Diwali and worships goddess Lakshmi for wealth and prosperity, the Bengalis have a different kind of celebration.

Durga Puja - The Festival of the Bengalis
05 Jan 2021 by PRATITI NATH

In West Bengal, India

Durga puja originated with the aristocracy of Bengal - the Maharajas and the Zamindars. It was not a community festival but a zamindari festival where the zamindars of Bengal would worship Durga with all pomp and glory.

Durga Puja – Homecoming of a Goddess
05 Jan 2021 by PRATITI NATH

In West bengal, India

The festival of Durga Puja and Navratri is celebrated on a grand scale in  India. Although celebrated pan India, each region has distinctly different rituals and festivities.

Ayilyam - A Unique Serpent Festival of Kerala
05 Jan 2021 by By Pratiti Nath

In Festivals, Kerala

In South India, the traditions and customs are very different from the North of the country. Though the traditions and culture of the North are more well known, the South has its own unique ancient customs and festivals.

The Colonial Heritage of Madras
05 Jan 2021 by Admin

In Madras, India

In Madras, Andrew Cogan and Francis Day of the East India Company purchased the Madraspatnam or Chennapatnam village from the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire, Damarla Venkatadri Nayaka in 1639.