• Craft of Wooden Block Making of Pethapur

    Pethapur is one of India’s leading centers of wooden blocks production, used in textile printing for decades. This process is very intricate. The ready block appears like a high relief carving on wood so let’s understand the whole process of…

  • A Trail Through the Textile Gallery of the House of M.G.

    The Ahmedabad Trunk Textile Gallery houses rare treasures of Gujarat’s textile tradition that covers multiple techniques, materials, and practices from far-reaching corners of the state. This gallery offers a glimpse into the people and places that these textiles come from.…

  • Exploring the ‘Haatdi’ Craft of Ahmedabad

    The Haatdi is placed at the prayer alters in every home, along with a diya and prasad (sweets) as an offering to God on Deepawali day. Haatdi is made once a year few days before Deepawali. This Deepawali let’s explore…

  • Hidden Gems of Ahmedabad’s Sheth C.N. Vidyavihar

    Founded in 1912, Sheth C. N. Vidyavihar comprises a number of heritage buildings spread across a 72-acre property. As one of Gujarat’s oldest educational institutions (founded almost 107 years ago), the campus holds numerous stories of historical interest. Though it…





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A children’s book about a boy who feels like a girl. And about a child brought up by grandfathers. These are some of the stories published by Tulika Books, who have been making children’s picture books since 23 years. Little…

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While the Globe is streaming free its second dramatic production Romeo and Juliet, today is 23rd April, the day William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is believed to have been born and died. One would seldom find a more spontaneous and intense expression…

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Did you ever wonder where the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ characters got their names from? Well, your search is complete. Here is a brief introduction of the artists from whom the creators of TMNT took inspiration. Teenage mutant ninja turtles,…

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In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…