A strain of music that has flourished in India for centuries is being silenced by communalism
Muslim jogis, who were once venerated for their singing powers, are being pushed to the margins.
Secular Theology of Religions
This essay explores the possibility of re-formulating a secular theology of religion in the contemporary context of violence, violation, and virulence in the name of religion.
What Wisdom Should We Carry Forward from Our Past?
Victor Hugo Gomes in an effort to understand, restore, and archive Goa’s heritage and culture while paying ode to its traditional knowledge.
The duo who revolutionized the folk culture of Rajasthan
An institute that set the ball rolling in the field of folklore, art and music in Rajasthan.
Gond community to drop ancient cremation ritual to save trees
The Gond community has decided to bury instead of cremating their dead, with an aim to reduce the number of trees cut for funeral pyres.
Speaking River, Speaking Rain
Languages, in complex ways, are braided together with living ecologies and places.
उत्तराखंड की आवाज है हेंवलवाणी (in Hindi)
स्थानीय भाषा गढ़वाली में हेंवलवाणी सामुदायिक रेडियो के कार्यक्रम होते हैं, जिनका मुख्य जोर स्थानीय जरूरतें व समुदाय से जुड़े मुद्दे हैं
Re-imagining food: Do we have the stomach for it?
Hunger ... is not due to lack of food, but lack of justice
Meet the Indian Scientist Who Gave the Greater Adjutant Stork an Image Makeover
A community event marks the storks’ breeding season - it’s a baby shower for Greater Adjutants