The Garasia tribe believe that their God clawed out a lake in the mountain with his fingernails. The oldest inhabitants of Mount Abu immerse fingernails of their deceased loved ones in the Nakki Lake. The Garasia tribe is one of the most colourful and culturally rich communities in the desert...
In Kashmir, Needle workers are selling their shawls at half of its worth. Lack of market and role of middlemen, forcing them to work for meager pay.
As more and more communities become ‘modern’, a civilisation as old as India runs the risk of losing its age-old cultures. Is there a way for societies to progress without getting stuck in the past?
At a time when the popularity of Western music is on the rise in Kashmir, music lovers and artists are ensuring the revival of the rabab, one of the oldest musical instruments adopted by Kashmiris.
Lavo Mandri is a traditional art of weaving mats from Goa. Once almost extinct, Banglanatak workshops are breathing life into it.
Banglanatak is showing the world how folk art forms can revivify communities and sustain them.
Folk musicians whose rustic tunes and lyrics have inspired the likes of Tagore and Dylan suffer as state stops paying their monthly stipend.