Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri

Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri – A Stark Reminder of Power, Love and Sati

Rajasthan is all about royalty, masculine valour, Rajput war stories and a patriarchal presence.Though it also is known for its reverence to women in various divine forms, the infamous social practices of Child Marriages and Sati that once dominated the State cannot be ignored. Thankfully, these are becoming less prevalent ascribable to strict laws and …

Memorable Labyrinth of Bara Imambara, Lucknow – A photo essay

Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, India, is synonymous with the Bada (Bara) Imambara and the Chota Imambara. As a Hyderabadi, I always found a connection between the city of Nawabs-Lucknow and the City of Nizams-Hyderabad. From architecture to the cuisine, there is more than one similarity between these two places. During our three …

Finding Home by Lauren Westwood : Book Review

Finding Home by Lauren Westwood felt like the book I might relate to as I have been always interested in the vintage aspects of homes, places and things.The older the ‘period piece’ the more intriguing is the story associated. Hence, I opted for Finding Home and here is an honest review of the same. Book Title: …