21 Jul 2018 - 17:00 to 19:30
Kolkata , West Bengal
Have you heard about the famous Boipara near College Street?
22 Jul 2018 - 07:00 to 09:00
Gwalior , Madhya Pradesh
The ancient capital of Gwalior is steeped in the splendour of
22 Jul 2018 - 07:00 to 09:00
Orchha , Madhya Pradesh
Orchha, meaning ‘a hidden place’, is a town brimming with

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Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A Monsoon Evening Walk to Jawaharlal Nehru Van Udyan

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Van Udyan is a botanical garden located at the base of the Pandavleni Hill in Nashik. It was initially conceptualized and opened to the public around the late 1990s. But it came into the limelight after its inauguration in 2016 as a botanical garden and butterfly park, with a very glamorous light and sound show.

Chhattisgarh Heritage

Sahapedia, in collaboration with the Directorate of Culture and Archaeology, Government of Chhattisgarh, has undertaken the project of documenting comprehensively the rich and diverse cultural traditions and natural heritage of the state. This involves preparing multi-media modules which include articles, interviews and documentaries of a wide range of cultural forms including oral epics, performing art and craft traditions etc.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A Walk to a Historical Site - Rangjyrteh

 

Located a few kilometres from Sohra, which is about 49 km from the capital city of Shillong, Rangjyrteh is situated opposite the famous Dainthlen Falls. Hundreds of years ago, Rangjyrteh was probably one of the main centres of iron smelting in this region. Remnants of these centres can be found here today, indicating prolonged occupation by erstwhile inhabitants of Meghalaya.

The guided tour is free.

Date: Saturday, 30 June 2018

Duration: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Where History Meets Nature- Cubbon Park

Cubbon Park is a green haven, right in the centre of the city. Thousands walk by it every single day, unaware of the countless stories that hide behind every wall in the park. For over 150 years, the park has been a spot where lawyers, academicians, and artists have gathered; a spot where countless monuments have emerged, making this a natural and a cultural hotbed of activities.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Re-visiting Iing Sad in Smit

The Iing Sad is located in Smit, a village about 14 km from Shillong. The Iing Sad is a traditional house of worship and a sacred icon of the Khasi Highlanders. The Iing Sad was constructed in the late 1800s. This house is where the Queen Mother resides and functions as the High Priestess of the Hima Khyrim. Once a year either in the month of October or November the annual five-day festival called Ka Pomblang Syiem is held on the premises of the Iing Sad.

SEED: The Untold Story

SEED: The Untold Story (English/2015/84mins)

Dirs. Taggart Siegel, Jon Betz.

The film follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. Collab. CMS Vatavaran 

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- An Early Morning Homage to the Hussain Sagar Lake

Hussain Sagar Lake, Asia’s largest artificial lake, was built by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah in 1563 AD on Musi river. It used to be the largest drinking water source for Hyderabad before Osman Sagar and Himayat Sagar lakes were built. It has been a witness to major changes in the city including the Telangana Movement. The major attractions of the walk are world’s largest monolithic statue of Buddha, the Pakistan Patton Tank and the Saidani Maa Ki Dargah.

This guided tour is free.

Date: Sunday,3rd June 2018

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Visiting Delhi’s Newly Landscaped Wonder - Sunder Nursery

Once used as a nursery by the British, the Sunder Nursery has been recently transformed by Aga Khan Trust for Culture into a 90-acre park to honour the past and to also serve the future. Built in the Central Asian style, the main zone features gardens within gardens, all including water either in the form of pools or running canals.