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Kartikay Khetarpal
Pandharpur, a small temple town on the banks of the Chandrabhaga river in Maharashtra, sees lakhs of devotees pour into its precincts on the auspicious day of the Ashadi Ekadashi (eleventh day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu month of Ashadh). Most of them have been walking for several weeks,…
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Kartikay Khetarpal
The Pandharpur wari is a 21-day pilgrimage procession from various parts of Maharashtra to Pandharpur, the abode of Lord Vitthal. While the wari culminates on Ashadi Ekadashi, the revelry continues on till Guru Purnima. Attracting lakhs of devotees each year, we give an overview of this 800-year-…
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Sayantani Pal
IntroductionImage inscriptions belong to the category of donative records which in itself forms a class of epigraphs. On the one hand, there are royal donative records which are purely eulogistic in content; they record some donation or serve as a memorial for any occasion. Then there are private…
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जीत सिंह (Jeet Singh)
उत्तराखण्ड का पर्वतीय क्षेत्र भी भारत के तमाम अन्य हिस्सों की तरह लोक परंपराओं का क्षेत्र है। ख़ास बात यह है कि तमाम सांस्कृतिक सम्मेलनों व परंपराओं के आदान-प्रदान के बाद भी इस क्षेत्र में लोक देवताओं और उनसे जुड़े स्थानीय लोक उत्सवों का विशेष महत्व है। ऐसा भी कहा जा सकता है कि इन लोक परंपराओं और…
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Manan Kapoor
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Parshati Dutta
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Mayuri Pralhad Patankar
  Sunher Singh Taram is the founder and editor of the little magazine 'Gondwana Darshan'. He has also edited a collection of short stories titled, Viraasat Mein Mili Gondi Kahaniya ('Gondi Stories Received as an Inheritance', 2015). He has contributed to the revival of an annual pilgrimage at the…
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