Colours of the Desert

Colours of the Desert

Sep 27, 2018

Rajasthan is a world unto itself. Even if it were to exist in isolation, it would have every imaginable hue and shade of the universe. The people, the structures, the colourful way of life—all conspire to conjure the heritage of an incredibly beautiful

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FROM JODHPUR WITH LOVE

FROM JODHPUR WITH LOVE

Aug 1, 2018

The ongoing ‘Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India’ exhibition in America chronicles treasures spanning nearly four centuries from the Marwar-Jodhpur kingdom of Rajasthan. MARWAR brings you a photo essay that offers glimpses of the objects of Indian courtly life

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Treasures of Marwariland

Treasures of Marwariland

Aug 2, 2017

The inimitable charm of the majestic havelis of Rajasthan continues to draw the discerning traveller to the state. Marwari merchants from the Shekhawati region, which comprises the districts of Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Churu and Nagaur, constructed these opulent mansions in the years between 1830

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Draped in Blue

Draped in Blue

Jun 5, 2016

Jodhpur, in Rajasthan, has earned the sobriquet ‘Blue City’ from Brahmapuri, a small and ancient settlement of Brahmins within the city. Brahmapuri is distinguished by its electric blue and azure structures, which are distinctly visible from the majestic Mehrangarh Fort. Sugato Mukherjee wanders

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Across the Ancient Tracks

Across the Ancient Tracks

Apr 21, 2016

The Dholpur Light Railway was commissioned in 1906 by Maharaja Rana of Dholpur to transport red sandstone from Chambal to Delhi. Parth Jha boards the train that runs on a narrow gauge before it is developed into a broad gauge section. MARWAR presents

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Specks of Luminous Dust

Specks of Luminous Dust

Oct 15, 2015

A picture is worth a thousand words. A photgraph, if set against the right light, can create magic. Lensman Raghavendra Kodangala captures the extraordinary in everyday rustic life through his project ‘Light & Dust-Kaleidoscope Rajasthan’. The enchanting photographs bring out the beauty of

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