Earthen pot-making is an age-old practice which stems from the Mesolithic period in India. Over time, the practice has been perfected and today, Puri is home to ancient earthen pot-making which is specially used to cook and serve the temple‚Äôs sacred mahaprasad. The potters who serve the lord are but a single element of the […]

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Metal work in MP owes its existence to the tribal community of the state. The Agaria, meaning a worker in ‘Aag’ or fire, or Hindu God of fire creates diverse products signifying their own traditions. The basic pre historic forms appeal highly to the aesthetic sensibilities of many, who love to carry a few pieces […]

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Music, they say, is the silence between two notes. The silence becomes even more omnipresent as it makes rare appearances between the constant sounds of metal being beaten in the ‘Thatheron ki gali’. This street in Jaipur is a home to utensil makers, locally known as the ‘thathere’ and is as old as the city […]

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Pithora paintings are ritualistic paintings done by the Rathwa tribes of central Gujarat. These paintings depict the main deity called Pithora and a procession displaying his accomplishments. These paintings in homes are believed to bring peace, prosperity and happiness. These are also believed to be an old method of cartography.

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Pithora paintings are ritualistic paintings done by the Rathwa tribe. These paintings depict the main deity called Pithora and a procession displaying his accomplishments. When kept in homes, they are believed to bring peace, prosperity and happiness. These are also believed to be an old method of cartography.

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