Color splash

March has begun and so as the summer. Holi is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colors or the festival of sharing love. In the Braj region of India, where the Hindu deity Krishna grew up, the festival is celebrated for 16 days in commemoration of the divine love of Radha for Krishna.…

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Sanjhi Art

‘Sanjhi’ is a word derived from words like ‘Sajja’, ‘Shringar’ and ‘Sajavat’ which all means ‘decoration’. Sanjhi art is rooted in the folk culture of Uttar Pradesh (Mathura). It was taken to its glory by the Vaishnava temples in the 15th and 16th century. Sanjhi came to be regarded as a highly refined art form…

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