Betwa – Flowing in the Heart of India

In the annals of Indian history, rivers occupy a special place. Revered as deities by Hindus, rivers mobilized resources, ideas and agricultural wealth. If there is something that strongly characterizes the idea of India, it is her endless river system. The very name ‘India’ or ‘Hind’ has been derived from the river Indus, first cited…

Chanderi – Where Weaving meets Sufi Mysticism

‘A dervish is a friend of God And a friend of a friend is a friend So if you don’t know how to be a friend of God, Try to be a friend of a dervish’ Chishtiyya is one of the four main streams of Sufi Islam worldwide. Though Chishtiyya had originated in Afghanistan in…