Pongal – Honouring our harvest and homeland

Marking the end of the winter solstice and the beginning of a new harvest season, Makar Sankranti is a four-day festival in the Hindu calendar dedicated to the Sun God. Falling in the month of January as per the Gregorian calendar, it denotes the sun's transit into the 'Makara Rashi' or the zodiac of Capricorn, from where it gets its name. Celebrated with intense vigour and devotion throughout the country, ...

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Maheshwari Sarees – A Majestic Marvel

Deep in the heart of our country, amidst the lush landscapes of Madhya Pradesh, on the banks of Narmada river, fondly called Maa Rewa lies the town of Maheshwar. Time stands still in this historic town with riverside forts, royal gardens, ancient temples and holy hymns preserving its cultural legacy forever. The town's crowning glory remains it handwoven Maheshwari sarees, an epitome of elegance and exuberance from this prime handloom ...

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