Lolark Kund is one of the oldest sacred sites of Varanasi. The word Lolark means “trembling Sun”, it denotes the wavering image of Lord Surya, the Sun God, in the water of the pond. A flight of steep steps have
Sankat Mochan Sangit Samaroh: 10th April – 14th April 2012 : The following writing is about the music festival, the hindustani music and the keepers of it. Each year in the month of April, the temple organizes a classical music and dance
This is what Dr. GD Agrawal’s message is to the people of India and also the one’s who are governing it. These words came out of his mouth during the press conference held in the hospital after he removed the
Today is Mahashivratri, the day of Lord Shiva, one of the key members of the Holy Trinity from the Hindu pantheon. There are a number of myths associated with Shiva, but the common thread in all of them is his anger
this is how prices for camels are negotiated amongst the buyer, seller and the intermediary at the pushkar mela, rajasthan. footage from 2012.
Behind the scenes from… Toy Train To Dzongu, Sikkim (Travel Documentary) Sikkim music gang met the Espirito Kashi team near Gangtok, Sikkim (somewhere around 20kms from Gangtok in the mountains) where the team was to take up the shared taxi
And then there is one last essential ingredient for the total experience – the gritty aftertaste of red Indian clay. Chai always came in tiny rough-hewn pottery cups, lightly fired, unglazed, always with a bit of grit at the bottom.
Kanhaiyya Lal ji recites his poem that talks about The Key to your spiritual self.
April 30, 2013 | By Dr. Rajnish Misra Kasiphile: A person who loves Kasi (etymologically, it comes from Kasi or Varanasi or Banaras and philia or love). Kasilogist: A person with (not just passing, but deep) knowledge of Kasi (etymologically from
Visual story about the first south indian food service in the whole north india. Varanasi, India By Hiba Farheen
ANTIM SAMSKAR – after death vedic rituals [Ethnographic Documentary Series] documented, edited and subtitles by rajat nayyar Ethnographic notation of the after death rituals in a Hindu family. The film has been divided into episodes; the 10th, 11th, 12th
[Characters] Garuda – the carrier of Lord Vishnu Yama – the lord of death High in the reaches of Mount Kailasha is the abode of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. One evening Vishnu, the god responsible for preserving the