Sustainable India : A Day Spent with Empowered Women of Indian Villages

Exploring the roots of India (Villages)!   What is the first image that conjures up in your mind when you think of Indian villages? Small settlements, countryside, agricultural fields, hamlet, thatched cottages, simplicity, ruralism as a way of life, lack of city-like facilities or more. Despite the fact that a larger section of Indian population lives…

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Art Bahrain Across Borders, (ArtBAB) : Where Art Did The Talking!

Art Bahrain Across Borders, (ArtBAB) debuted in India with its first art exhibition held in New Delhi from 9th-11th Oct 2017 at Bikaner House. I had the privilege to attend the inaugural ceremony as well as learn about the works of eighteen Bahraini artists who were selected for this exhibition. I have included this experience for my ‘Travel and Art’ series (one of my ways of discovering places…

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Travel & Art Series : Jammu Wall Paintings Voice Out Strong Social Messages

Travel and Art!!   I returned from Jammu, the city of temples on 2nd October and was off to a beautiful heritage village, Garli in Kangra valley on the following day. This has been October so far. The latest is that I have started a ‘Travel & Art Series’  which aims to capture everything related to art…

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Laxmi and Ganesha are talking about Royale Atmos!

Goddess Laxmi is associated with wealth but she adores cleanliness. Lord Ganesha is the God of prosperity and success but he thoroughly appreciates wisdom and intelligence. The most important and the biggest festival of India, Deepawali is celebrated by worshiping Laxmi and Ganesha together. To welcome them home, almost every house is cleaned, renovated, sweets are prepared, new clothes are…

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3 Distinct, Off-beat And Relaxing Stay Options in Uttarakhand

August was a happening month in terms of travel. In between my return from Kuala Lumpur in the first week and the trip to Tamil Nadu (Coonor, Wellington, Ooty) in the last week, I also had the privilege to go for a six days off-beat sojourn in Uttarakhand during the non-rainy days. This is the month when people usually…

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