Rang Heena Likhna

Mehandi, or Heena as it is called forms an integral part of all auspicious ceremonies. One look at the pattern, and you can figure out what is the occasion and which Indian region the lady belongs to; South Indian patters are more geometric in designs, while that in western India spots human figures. The patterns up north seems to have a more…

Being Fair and Just

The Jaipuri Kings were said to be very peace-loving and fair rulers. This monument looks like the one used to collect taxes, but is a bit different in terms of styling and detailing. The monument reflects of both Mughal and Rajasthani cultures, as the kings had an agreement with the Mughal kings so they inhibited amicably.