I got to visit Ahmedabad in April this year. I had a list of places to visit in the old city. Fortunately, I got to stay with an influential Gujarati family who took me all around the city. The first and foremost thing you should do is to register yourself for Heritage Walk Morning heritage... Continue Reading →

Block Printing

In 12th century, several centers in the south, on the western and eastern coasts of India became renowned for their excellent printed cotton. On the southeastern coast the brush or kalam (pen) was used, and the resist applied by the same method. In the medieval age, printing and dyeing of cottons was specially developed in... Continue Reading →

Nizamuddin Auliya

Its raining outside, I wish the Monsoon comes soon!! Reading Amir Khusrau in my room, I am sharing today, the beauty of Nizamuddin Auliya in his words.... You are the friend to sorrowful hearts. Imagination and intellect are lost in you. Stars and heavens are in motion in astonishment at your deeds. The path to... Continue Reading →

Bone Carving

image : oldindianphotos.in Lucknow, the golden city of the east' retains an old world charm that fascinates one and all. Regarded as one of the finest cities of India, Lucknow emanates a culture that combines emotional warmth, a high degree of sophistication, courtesy and a love for gracious living. This sublime cultural richness famous as... Continue Reading →

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