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Widows of Vrindavan

April 17th, 2011 by mohitg | No Comments

Widows of Vrindavan

Its probably one of Hinduism’s biggest ironies that on one hand it treats woman as a form of energy (Shakti) and at the same time Manusmriti (Laws of Manu) treats them with disdain…


Pattu Weaver

September 7th, 2009 by mohitg | No Comments

Pattu Weaver

Pattu is the traditional dress of the local women. When compared to shawls, it is thicker and heavier and the colors used are fast and bright. This woolen fabric is woven in different colors (usually bright) and designs. A single piece of Pattu covers the whole body. A piece of cloth called gachchi (belt) is tied around the waist…


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