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Sep 01, 2018
Monsoon music: From Manipur, mystical songs for the rainThe Meitei people of Manipur have songs for every aspect of the rains. There are songs for when the rain does fall, and songs for when it doesn’t. Songs to appease the rain gods, and songs that embrace all manner of flora and fauna.
Aug 28, 2018
Monsoon music: In Rajasthan, the Manganiars dedicate ragas to the rainThe earth has a deeply symbiotic relationship with the rain, but few places anticipate the monsoon with as much anxiety, or welcome it with as much joy, as the desert
Aug 23, 2018
Monsoon Music: From Himachal Pradesh, songs about sowing and separationEach of Himachal Pradesh’s 12 districts has its own tradition of folk songs about the rains, defined by the topography.
Aug 18, 2018
Monsoon Music: In Punjab, singing songs of SawanIn the first part of our #MonsoonMusic series, a look at the folk music of Punjab that is inspired by the rain
Jul 31, 2017
Shiva devotees across India take part in annual Kanwariya pilgrimageKanwariya pilgrimage, which commenced this year on 10 July, is an annual month-long yatra that takes place in the Hindu calendar month of Shravana (Saavan)
Jul 25, 2017
Shravan Somwar celebrated across India, devotees throng Shiv temples to offer prayersThe auspicious month of Shravan began from Monday. Considered holy by Hindus, Devotees in large numbers thronged various temples across India.
Jul 10, 2017
Sawan Somwar: Devotees across north India offer prayers to Lord ShivaDevotees offer prayers to Lord Shiva on Sawan Somwar across north India.