Madhubani – An Overview

Madhubani paintings are interwoven with traditions, folk songs, history and myths. They mostly depict themes revolving around deities, scenes from the royal court, social events like weddings, symbolic images of sexual pleasure, nature, animals, birds and procreation. These paintings were also used as a method to control deforestation …

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English In India: A Brief Analysis

English has become easier for us now, as slowly, but steadily, it has established a bonding with the native Indian languages by inheriting their words, thus making its speakers more comfortable with it. Eventually, it has become a global language or international language as they say it. In this light of the worldwide exposure and use of English, we are to understand the ups and downs it had to face to attain the position it holds today …

Kalamkari: An Introduction

Using primary dyes sourced from plants the artists painted large pieces of fabrics to add to the visual stories that were being told to the audiences, these Chitakattis gave birth to the form of art now known as Kalamkari. Kalamkari broadly stands for hand painted or block printed cotton textile which originated from the states of …

A Conversation with Jayanta Mahapatra

At the age of almost 40, poet Jayanta Mahapatra conquered the world with his poetry. A combination of brevity and sharpness that he derived from physics (his subject) and the gift of a strong vocabulary took this poet to places and stages one can only imagine. His poems have been silent protests and an eye-opener for many. Our conversation with the legendary poet’s life, lessons and poetry …