Art to Cope with Cancer

The dreaded C needs no introduction. A simple scientific explanation would be that it is a disease where a couple of abnormal cells that are inside the body divide uncontrollably and destroy the remaining body tissues and slowly spread to other parts of the body and vital organs thereby making it difficult for the proper... Continue Reading →


True to its name, the Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village is a village that houses a collection of ancients structures, art, artifacts and antiquities that narrates a beautiful sort of story of the rich and extravagant heritage of our country India. The place is a one-of-a-kind open air display of a plethora of antiquities which when... Continue Reading →


Goa is a vibe!! A beautiful place by the side of the beach, with beautiful sunsets!! A place where you can wear as much flora and fauna as you wish, and that which is colourful by day and doesn't seem to rest post sundown with wonderful nightlife!! But beyond the beaches and churches, a traveler... Continue Reading →


The past few months I have been going around in Mangalore and have had the privilege of witnessing the Yakshagana. Yakshagana is a very vibrant performing art that hails from this side of Coastal Karnataka. The word Yakshagana is a coined term of words "Yaksh" meaning Demi-God and "Gana" meaning song and is a theatrical... Continue Reading →


Art can help children discover individual emotions and these feelings can be part of what art actually means. In older children, activities such as drawing/painting from imagination, or portraying a dream or a wish helps foster creativity, memory and imagination and also helps children to learn to relate and to express. Drawing and painting from... Continue Reading →


India, a country known for its rich tradition, culture and heritage is also well known for its breath-takingly beautiful and picturesque landscapes. With varied climate zones and blend of land and water formations, the environment, nature and climate in different regions has influenced the lifestyle, living, habits, occupation and even beliefs of Indians. India is... Continue Reading →


Ganjifa Cards were introduced to India with the Persian invasion around the 16th century. The game of Ganjifa was a simple cards game which was played with the most precious cards you can ever imagine. These cards were made either out of ivory or marble and were engrave, etched and laid with the most precious... Continue Reading →


It's Thoughtful Thursday!! Let's sit down and think of what we are doing, what we have gained, how far have we actually run the rat race and how tired are we, knowing that there is no finish line! How much do we deserve a getaway, some time to ourselves to relax and rejuvenate. It takes... Continue Reading →


Art is a way of expression, a sort of channel for an artist to express what is perceived within. Artists take inspiration for their creations from Nature, surroundings and existing art forms. Art has existed and prevailed since time immemorial. Though art has evolved and revamped itself to suit the changing likes and tastes of... Continue Reading →

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