One among the global family of Ikat weaves is the exquisite Sambalpuri Ikat. Watch as master weaver and National Award winner, Surender Meher, takes us through the origins, motifs and weaving process of these beautiful textiles. Click the link for the video. https://www.sahapedia.org/sambalpuri-textiles-art-and-artis…     #Sambalpuri #Ikat #SambalpuriIkat #Odisha #Motifs #Textiles #Tradition #India #IncredibleIndia #Visualarts

One among the global family of Ikat weaves is the exquisite Sambalpuri Ikat. Watch as master weaver and National Award winner, Surender Meher, takes us through the origins, motifs and weaving process of these beautiful textiles.

One among the global family of Ikat weaves is the exquisite Sambalpuri Ikat. Watch as master weaver and National Award winner, Surender Meher, takes us through the origins, motifs and weaving process of these beautiful textiles.  #Sambalpuri #Ikat #SambalpuriIkat #Odisha #Motifs #Textiles #Tradition #India #IncredibleIndia #Visualarts

One among the global family of Ikat weaves is the exquisite Sambalpuri Ikat. Watch as master weaver and National Award winner, Surender Meher, takes us through the origins, motifs and weaving process of these beautiful textiles.

Navigate the diversity of India's craft and textile traditions with these stunning maps courtesy Dastkari Haat Samiti.   #Textile #Customs #Traditions #Civilizations #Mapping #Map #Heritage #India #Indianheritage #Indiantextile #Dastkar

Navigate the diversity of India's craft and textile traditions with these stunning maps courtesy Dastkari Haat Samiti. #Textile #Customs #Traditions #Civilizations #Mapping #Map #Heritage #India #Indianheritage #Indiantextile #Dastkar

Ritu geet- Song on Spring Happy Children's Day! Sway along to this lovely Garhwali song on springtime...a gentle reminder that the seeds we plant today will determine the harvest of their future. https://goo.gl/LAa3Sn  #Uttrakhand #Garhwal #GarhwaliLanguage #GarhwaliSong #Childrensday #Tehri

Ritu geet- Song on Spring Happy Children's Day! Sway along to this lovely Garhwali song on springtime...a gentle reminder that the seeds we plant today will determine the harvest of their future. https://goo.gl/LAa3Sn #Uttrakhand #Garhwal #GarhwaliLanguage #GarhwaliSong #Childrensday #Tehri

कुछ कवि अमर होते हैं - उनके अल्फ़ाज़ उनके बाद भी हुमारे इर्द-गिर्द मौजूद रहते हैं. इनमे ना केवल जान हैं, पर जान देने की क्षमता भी. ऐसे ही एक कवि हैं मुक्तिबोध जिनकी आज जन्मशती मनाई जा रही हैं. यहा अशोक चक्रधर उनकी कविता 'भूल गलती' को अपने अनोखे अंदाज़ में समझाते हुए यह सोचने पर मजबूर कर देते है कि कही ये हुमारी बात तो नही कर रहे: https://goo.gl/p78rBi  #Muktibodh #IndianLiterature

कुछ कवि अमर होते हैं - उनके अल्फ़ाज़ उनके बाद भी हुमारे इर्द-गिर्द मौजूद रहते हैं. इनमे ना केवल जान हैं, पर जान देने की क्षमता भी. ऐसे ही एक कवि हैं मुक्तिबोध जिनकी आज जन्मशती मनाई जा रही हैं. यहा अशोक चक्रधर उनकी कविता 'भूल गलती' को अपने अनोखे अंदाज़ में समझाते हुए यह सोचने पर मजबूर कर देते है कि कही ये हुमारी बात तो नही कर रहे: https://goo.gl/p78rBi #Muktibodh #IndianLiterature

The diversity of crafts in this country is mind-boggling and sometimes in our need to label them we miss some of the more subtle differences between seemingly similar traditions. In this image gallery, curated by Mushtaq Khan, who served as Deputy Director, Craft Museum for many years, we see a representation of Folk and Tribal Metal Casting traditions often referred to generically as 'Dhokra'. To view the gallery, visit: https://goo.gl/bmu4oV

The diversity of crafts in this country is mind-boggling and sometimes in our need to label them we miss some of the more subtle differences between seemingly similar traditions. In this image gallery, curated by Mushtaq Khan, who served as Deputy Director, Craft Museum for many years, we see a representation of Folk and Tribal Metal Casting traditions often referred to generically as 'Dhokra'. To view the gallery, visit: https://goo.gl/bmu4oV

Did you know the Sambalpuri textile is not from Sambalpur? To find out more, visit: link.

Did you know the Sambalpuri textile is not from Sambalpur? To find out more, visit: link.

It's being promoted as 'the sweetest part of India' and this video adds some weight to that claim, quite literally! A day in the life of a sweet shop in West Bengal with the lilting background music adding to its sweetness :) https://goo.gl/eLTaKP  #WestBengal #Bengal #BengaliSweets #SweetShop

It's being promoted as 'the sweetest part of India' and this video adds some weight to that claim, quite literally! A day in the life of a sweet shop in West Bengal with the lilting background music adding to its sweetness :) https://goo.gl/eLTaKP #WestBengal #Bengal #BengaliSweets #SweetShop

Today's photo essay from our Sahapedia Frames initiative captures the divinity of the day-to-day. Here Moushumee Jha takes us behind the scenes at one of the biggest and most popular Ramlilas in Delhi. The colourful merging of the sacred and the worldly will make you pause, wonder and most definitely smile. For the full essay, visit: https://goo.gl/DxMS2D  #Ramlila #Ramayana #TheRamayana #Rama #Mythology #AncientHistory #IndianMythology #Theatre #VisualArt

Today's photo essay from our Sahapedia Frames initiative captures the divinity of the day-to-day. Here Moushumee Jha takes us behind the scenes at one of the biggest and most popular Ramlilas in Delhi. The colourful merging of the sacred and the worldly will make you pause, wonder and most definitely smile. For the full essay, visit: https://goo.gl/DxMS2D #Ramlila #Ramayana #TheRamayana #Rama #Mythology #AncientHistory #IndianMythology #Theatre #VisualArt

Who was K.A. Abbas? A man who left a deep impression on not just cinema, but literature and journalism as well; an exploration of his creative work is a journey into the very making of this nation. We are very grateful to the Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Memorial Trust for sharing treasures from their archives with us and creating exclusive new material for a module on the man and his times. Find out more at: https://goo.gl/2C15GB   #KhwajaAhmadAbbas #KAAbbas #IndianCinema #IndianTheatre #HindiCinema

Who was K.A. Abbas? A man who left a deep impression on not just cinema, but literature and journalism as well; an exploration of his creative work is a journey into the very making of this nation. We are very grateful to the Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Memorial Trust for sharing treasures from their archives with us and creating exclusive new material for a module on the man and his times. Find out more at: https://goo.gl/2C15GB #KhwajaAhmadAbbas #KAAbbas #IndianCinema #IndianTheatre #HindiCinema

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