Why I didn’t Like Hemis Festival

It turned out that this must visit festival in Ladakh is unlike any of the Teschu I have attended in Punakha and Sikkim. This one is way more commercial and one can easily avoid it. During the two days when I attended the event, I observed a few things that was really off and not something that one would expect from festival that everyone says is a cultural extravaganza of Ladakh.

The Terracotta Wonders of Bishnupur

Bishnupur was ruled by the rulers of Mall Dynasty during 17th and 18th century. The Mallas were great admirers of art and culture and they constructed a number of temples in this area. Their work is also seen at some places in Bankura and Kalna.

Exploring Madhubani Street Art in Patna

Street art is not something that one will expect or associate with a city like Patna. But recently, the city administration and state government, in their attempt to promote folk arts, decided to paint the wall of the city with beautiful paintings made by Madhubani artists.

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