Growing money on tree definitely a very trivial Proverb but its was a 17th century practice in Scotland. As you come across the Scottish highlands you could find tree or barks of timber trees embed with coins of silver and copper. It almost looked like a treasure or the tress […]
With the evolution of mankind and different cultures many peculiar traditions came into existence. Man is always curious about what happens to the soul after death. Mystery of hanging coffins is a weird tradition practiced in China, Philippines and Indonesia. There are few communities existing in China, Philippines and Indonesia […]
Now we are moving towards Artificial Intelligence; with the expanded globalization, the world has gotten progressively interconnected. Because of the expanded local incorporation, a few indigenous tribe around the globe are nearly on verge of eradication. These clans needed to confront the danger of termination previously, having persevered through the […]
Ramayana and Mahabharata are considered among the greatest epics in Hindu mythology. For many Indian’s it is their cultural and religious heritage, while for some it is a true account of history. Ram Setu is the bridge mentioned in Ramayana which was constructed by the Vanara Sena (Apeman army) to […]
Kalamkari is a type of hand printed or hand block printed cotton textile. Kalamkari refers to the ancient style of hand painting that is done with a tamarind pen, using natural dyes. Literal meaning of Kalamkari is kalam, which means pen and kari which refers to craftsmanship; which is derived from a Persian word.Motifs drawn in this ancient art of Kalamkari, include flowers, peacock,
Lip plates also known as lip plugs are done by Suri tribe and Mursi tribe of Ethiopia and South Sudan one near the Omo river. The practice involves incising a hole in the lower lip and fitting a rounded plate inside of it. The plate is intended to stretch the lip out and is replaced with a bigger one as the lip enlarges.
Chena which means Cheese and Poda(Oriya language) means Roasted. This a smoked dessert from Nayagarh District of Orissa one of the Eastern states in India. Interestingly this dessert was invented accidentally when a sweet shop keeper named Sudarshan Sahoo left the cheese mixed with sugar inside a wood fire oven […]
Indian mythology and history has always been contemplating. One such story is about Gangeshwari temple situated on a captivating location of Diu. It’s said that these Shivlings were built by Pandavas. Very less is known about this temple. What really astounds me is ;how they must have built it during […]