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Manan Kapoor
India has a host of harvest festivals, of which Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu are some of the more popular ones. However, there are several other similar harvest festivals celebrated by various tribes, regions and cultures that might not be as well known, but are an essential aspect of…
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Swasti Pachauri & Shruti Chakraborty
While colour-play is an integral part of Holi, there are also variations in the rituals and practices associated with festivities across different regions. Sahapedia.org looks at two such less-known traditions associated with Holi—Bhagoria in Madhya Pradesh and Yaoshang in Manipur (Photo Source:…
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Shatabdi Chakrabarti
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Riddhi Pandey
  In the earliest of times there was no land but only water all around. One fine day, God created the earth. Immediately after, two ascetics emerged from the depths of the ground. One of the ascetics was the Brahmin and the other was the Nanga Baiga. To the Brahmin, God gave pen and paper for…
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Riddhi Pandey
  Traditional Karma Music of the Baiga Adivasis Village Gaura Kanhari, Baigachak region, Dindori District, Madhya Pradesh November 19, 2017   Kaun mahina mile aama amali re, kaun mahina mile jaana chaare Aeho ram, kaun mahina mile jana chaare   Jeth mahina mile aama amali re, dasehra mahina mile…
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Prateeq Kumar
  Yoginis    are    representative of one of the most perplexing affiliates of  Tantra  which  connect  the  divergent  strands  of  incompatible  religious  traditions  to  create  a  uniquely  particular  visual  language  of  their  own.  The Hirapur Yoginis reify  this  unique  particularity …
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V.N. Misra writes about prehistoric rock shelters in Bhimbetka, their discovery, techniques and themes of rock paintings, and the efforts made to preserve them.
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In this article, Durga Bhagvat looks into the Karma festival, the harvest festival celebrated in parts of Madhya Pradesh and the adjoining states, along with the story behind the festival, the rituals, songs and dances associated with it.
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