Phulkari: The beauty of Punjab

Phulkari embroidery technique from the Punjab region means flower work, which was at one time used as the word for embroidery, but in time the word “Phulkari” became restricted to embroidered shawls and head scarfs. This embroidery is done with floss silk thread on a coarse hand-woven cotton fabric. The reference of this beauty if from…

Iconic Rain Scenes in Bollywood

With the arrival of the rains, the scorching temperatures of summer in most of India have abated. The dry, parched browns of the cities are slowly turning a lush green. Bollywood never ceases to celebrate the magic of rains. Over the years, countless movies have used the rain in various ways. Rains depict romance, with…

Iconic Fashion Trends of Bollywood

Fashion and movies go hand in hand. Fashion styles change when a new movie releases. But there are some styles that never fade away. Here are some Bollywood movies known for setting fashion trends. Mumtaz Saree in Brahmachari The 1968 movie was a blockbuster for not one reason but more. One of the reasons is…

5 Essentials During Rains

If you are worried about how the monsoon is going to spoil your style from head-to-toe — from frizzy hair to finishing off your shop. Cleverly shop and style your everyday style. Raincoats and Umbrellas: The most important accessories during the rains are your umbrellas and raincoats. Buy printed raincoats and umbrellas for a chic…

What to cook this Chet-i-Chand

Khilo sada khush raho nandhan khe pyar karo vadan khan pyar payolal jo din aaye acho khushyun manayoaayo lal sabhai chavo zulelal.   This Chet-iChand, lets cook some authentic Sindhi dishes. Juwar Jo Dodho Ingredients:  2 cups of wheat flour One finely chopped Onion 1 tbsp grated ginger 3-4 Green Chillies, finely chopped Finely chopped…

Chet-i-Chand

Cheti Chand is the New Year’s of Sindhi community, or so to say the Jhulelal Jayanti. According to the Hindu Calendar, it is the second day of the month of Chaitra (i.e., a day after Ugadi and Gudi Padwa). The Sindhi community celebrates the festival of Cheti Chand in honour of the birth of Ishtadeva Uderolal, also…

The Misfit

A brick named Boo stood amongst his other brick friends on a concrete wall. Was he laughing or crying? What was the reason for his loneliness? He was known as the Misfit. Why a Misfit, thought Boo did he have four legs? Or 3 eyes? No, he was the same the other bricks still he…

A DREAM THAT YOU WISH WILL COME TRUE!

A dream where I walking, walking down the fantasy lane, I saw trees all around me, some so tall that they covered the sunlight. Some trees were having blue-berries. Pushing through the darkness, still had to cross a mile. They looked spectacular. As soon as, I saw them, I felt an emptiness in my stomach. I…

THE CAPITAL OF ART OF TEXTILE PRINTING IN INDIA

Sanganer a town founded by a Kacchawala prince Sangaji in the early 16 century. By the beginning of 18th century the town was know as the printing centre. Sir George Watt wrote un his monumental work Indian art at Delhi in 1902-03; “The Sanganer town of Jaipur state must, however, be regarded as the very metropolis of…

Jaipur: the city of culture!!!!

Jaipur, a place of different culture, architecture, history and heritage. This time the experience was different from the earlier trips I had made to the Pink City. I saw the city from a designers eye. I understood every reason behind the type of design was made for the architecture and clothes. I got the opportunity…

Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata

What is Mahabharata about? A family fighting with each other because of a women? A family fighting with each other for the throne? Why did the Pandavas always suffer and the Kauravas had a splendid life in the castle?   Devdutt Pattnaik’s Jaya: A Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata has illustrated the possible reasons of…

Life Without Krsna!

hare Krishna hare krishna Krishna krishna hare hare LIFE WITHOUT KRISHNA SEEMS LIKE —— PRAYER WITHOUT DEVOTION, WORLD WITHOUT EMOTION, FLOWERS WITHOUT FRAGRANCE, ECHO WITHOUT RESONANCE, EXISTENCE WITHOUT GOAL, LIFE WITHOUT LOVE, WORLD WITHOUT SOUL. hare Krishna hare krishna Krishna krishna hare hare