Body Sutra by Alka Pande

Body Sutra By Alka Pande – Illustrated Book Review

Body Sutra by Alka Pande appeared on my Twitter timeline when I had just returned from a temple tour, learning how they create sculptures...
The Making of Early Kashmir by Shonaleeka Kaul

The Making of Early Kashmir by Shonaleeka Kaul

The Making of Early Kashmir – The landscape and identity in the Rajatarangini by Shonaleeka Kaul is a delightful book. I picked it up...
Yogini Cult and Temples by Vidya Dehejia

Yogini Cult & Temples – A Tantric Tradition by Vidya Dehejia

Yogini – What comes to your mind when you hear this word? Those of us who follow Yoga may think of it as a...
Chikankari by Paola Manfredi

Chikankari – A Lukhnawi Tradition by Paola Manfredi

Chikankari has been an integral part of my growing up years. Pastel colors with white embroidery were almost like summer uniform in college days....
Brahma Gyan – The Science Behind Shiva by Ravikumar Kakde

Brahma Gyan – Science Behind Shiva by Ravikumar Kakde

Brahma Gyan - literally means the knowledge of the universe. Ravikumar Kakde explores if what we worship in Sanatan Dharma is really the cosmos...
Brahmi – Rediscovering the Lost Script by Ankita Roy & Malay Mandal

Brahmi – Rediscovering the Lost Script by Ankita Roy & Malay Mandal

Brahmi - the mother script of most Indian and Asian scripts, to a large extent its journey and its transformation remains a mystery. We...
UNESCO World Heritage Site Series - Elephanta by George Michell

Elephanta by George Michell – Book Review

This slim volume is on the UNESCO world heritage site of Elephanta caves near Mumbai. Noted historian Goerge Michell wrote the book. And it...
Introduction to Indian Art

Indian Art by Vidya Dehejia – Book Review

Books on Indian Art are mainly written for scholars in the academic world. Unfortunately, that kind of makes them inaccessible to the general public....
Introduction to Indian Art by Ananda K Coomaraswamy

Introduction to Indian Art by Ananda K Coomaraswamy

Those of you who do not know Coomaraswamy, this is what a noted artist said about him. ‘Today If India takes her due rank...