Rural India : This is as real as it can get

3 Dec

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from the limbo clan in sikkim

25 Nov

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..the flower always finds its place.

20 Nov

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 braided hair and flowers , nothing gets as indian as this one.

punjab brings to you phulkari

12 Nov

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abhinaya: an indian art form

5 Nov

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The most beautiful things are created in humble surroundings

29 Oct

nagaland

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the basket is weaved and so is one of the walls.

23 Oct

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hand on the loom again and again, the kid looks on ..

15 Oct

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and the chulah in the background where she cooks her food. her utensils worn out after years of cooking. life still goes on, on the loom

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kandanghi sarees : a gift from women weavers of chettinad

8 Oct

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Hand spun khadi still provides a means of livelihood to a few.

2 Oct

 

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Image Credits : Ina

Khadi, was a sense of pride and a  sign of protest for  the freedom fighters of india. since then it has undergone a change . Read here : Has Khadi found a new spinning wheel ? 

Read more  here : http://www.flickr.com/photos/pj58/850590751/