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  • Remembering Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) is among the most significant creator to come from India in the late 19th and early 20th century. Credited to have reshaped Bengali literature and Music, he is often referred as…

  • Indian Rail Yatra : a constant for discovery enthusiasts

    Rail Yatra The History of Indian Railways After the first rail run that took place around 164 years ago from Mumbai to Thane, Indian Railway has evolved with a progressive attitude and in enormous aspects. With Bharatiya Rail’s recent declaration of…

  • Architecture of Ahmedabad: Where Inspiration is Born

    Architect Snehal Shah on how the architecture of Ahmedabad has had a deep influence on the country, deeming the city worthy of heritage status. He speaks about how mosques in the city arose from temples, and how architecture is influenced…

  • The Truth of Opposites- Hindol Brahmbhatt

    147 years and still the Father of The Nation and his learning are engraved deeply in every man, woman and child’s heart. On the tranquil day of Gandhi Jayanti, Kanoria Centre for the Arts admired the eve in its own artistic…

  • 5 Indian Museums in Asia’s Top 25 List

    Five Indian museums were recently listed amongst the top 25 museums in India, and Leh’s ‘Hall of Fame’ has topped the India list. The other top four museums are Bagore Ki Haveli (Udaipur), Victoria Memorial Hall (Kolkata), Salar Jung Museum…

  • Indian Railway’s History goes online with Google

    Google Cultural Institute is soon going to sign an agreement with Indian Rail Museum to partner and digitize the heritage assets of Indian Railway and help create a digital repository for universal online access free of cost. Indian Railways has…

  • Nalanda University now a World Heritage Site

    Recently during the 40th Session of The World Heritage Committee Meeting in Istanbul, the history was written when three Indian sites were included in the heritage list within a single session. It is a great moment to have Nalanda University, the…

  • Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary

    image source : internet David, who is lecturer, author and editor of several language and linguistics books, has collaborated with his son Ben, who is an actor, writer and a producer and prepared this illustrated dictionary which gives a perfect…

  • Wardha’s Ashram Visits Sabarmati Ashram

    Recently the Maharashtra’s Wardha Ashram authorities visited the Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad. They surveyed the digitized library where totally 800 books out of 55,000 have been digitized. They also discussed the strategies that can be adopted as an input in the Sevagram Ashram…

  • Ancient Cave Art of Somalia is in Danger

    Laas Geel the ancient cave formation art located in the Somaliland is a 5000 year old cave art form, which was discovered in 2002 by a French archaeology team. The caves are said to be the best preserved and oldest…

  • Vadnagar had a thriving Buddhist monastery?

      Latest excavation at Vadnagar revealed structures resembling monastic cells, but only further excavation at the site would help establish whether the structures were part of a monastery or were secular in nature. The Archaeological Survey of India is facing…

  • LIDAR Scan Reveals Angkor’s historic city

    LIDAR sends out a million laser points to create a digital outline of the land’s surface. Scientists are using these high-tech renderings to uncover the secrets of Angkor Wat and the original metropolis that once surrounded it. Angkor Wat, in…

  • ‘Mohan no Masalo’ all set for Limca Book

    From Porbandar to South Africa Manoj Shah’s ‘Mohan No Masalo’ recalled Gandhiji’s formative crystallizing life experiences in a unique manner. The play is going Mumbai this week and will be performed in 3 different languages on a single day, which…

  • Kolkata’s Haunted Heritage Walk

        A first of its kind Heritage Walk conducted by Anthony Khatchaturian in Kolkata, where the walkers will be taken to the most haunted places of Kolkata and will be told haunted stories about those places. This heritage walk…

  • The Kumbh Diary : Shaahi Snaan (Holy Dip) of day one

    Photo Credit : Tanveer Farooqui The Simhastha Kumbh Mela, 2016 has commenced with Shahi Snaan (Holy Dip) at Ujjain. The holy gathering is this time expecting a mass of over 20-30 million devotees altogether. This dip is believed to be a…

  • WWII footage digitised by Nat’l Film Archives

    The Armed Forces Film and Photo Division of Ministry of Defense, handed over a rare 30 hour film footage of World War II to the National Film Archives of India at Pune. In a press release, NFAI director Prakash Magdum…

  • Ahmedabad Foundation Day celebration!

    Coming 26th and the city will celebrate its 605th Foundation Day. On this day in year 1411CE, the foundation stone of the city was laid under the blessings of Shri Maneknathji. To commemorate this moment a special prayer meet is…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/01-.jpg His Pictures Tell Your Story : a Heart to Heart talk with photographer Vivek Desai

If photographers today wish to cover an age-old festival popular in a remote village, all they need to do is google for details. Date, place, time, schedule, it’s all listed on the well-designed website. Camera bag and lens in order,…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/IMG_2008.jpg 37th Saptak Annual Music Festival peaks during the weekend!

Day 7 ends with audience saying ‘Wah Ustad’ The seventh day of the music festival featured three concerts namely a violin recital by Vidushi Kala Ramanathan, Gundecha brothers presented drupad music and a Santoor recital by Shri. Rahul Sharma accompanied by…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/the-sleep-comes-like-a-drug-1000-x-555-px-psd.jpg Sleep Comes Like A Drug : Fab Fables #5

It was July. This time, the monsoon was heavy and the moisture-laden air had dampened everything. But for the streak of yellow light originating from the street lamp, the room was dark.   He got up again with his toe…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/astoma-sadgamaya2.jpg પ્રાર્થના / prayer (અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લઈ જા)

Prayer by Nahnalal અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લ‍ઈ જા, ઊંડા અંધારેથી, પ્રભુ! પરમ તેજે તું લઈ જા; મહામૃત્યુમાંથી, અમૃત સમીપે નાથ લ‍ઈ જા. તું-હીણો હું છું તો, તુજ દરસનાં દાન દ‍ઈ જા. પિતા! પેલો આઘે, જગત વીંટાતો સાગર…