Tag Archives: Heritage

Raja Gori, Thanjavur April 23

Thanjavur – The Forgotten Cenotaphs

Raja Gori, also known as Kailasa Mahal, is a complex of Maratha era funerary temples in Thanjavur. Possibly the only one of its kind in Tamilandu. A place few outsiders visit and that even some local guides are unaware of.

Heritage walk through old town, Srinagar May 24

Kashmir – Afoot In Shehr-e-Khas

An atmospheric walk though Sher-e-Khas: the historic centre of Srinagar, its cultural monuments and its bustling bazaars arrayed along the river Jhelum.

Svatma, Tanjavur April 28

Reimagining Tamil Traditions At Svatma, Thanjavur

Loss of diversity, especially in the urban milieu, is inevitable in a globalised world. Pizza will often replace paniyaram. Or cappuccino, filter kaapi. But what does one do when one’s native cultural symbols begin to feel inadequate? Unsophisticated? The Subrahmaniam’s – Chennai based dancer/architect Krithika, and her developer husband, Sumant’s – response to their young son’s disenchantment with things Indian, was to find a way to reintroduce him […]