- Heritage India Volume 5
- Heritage India Volume 4
- Heritage India Volume 3
- Heritage India Volume 2
- Heritage India Volume 1
- Maharashtra Unlimited Vol.1
- Maharashtra Unlimited Vol. 2
- Maharashtra Unlimited Vol. 3
- Maharashtra Unlimited Vol. 4
Our final issue of this year takes you on a walk through the historical centre of Ahmedabad. Read more about the spirituality of the Dewa Sharif in Uttar Pradesh and the Harappan ruins of Kotada-Bhadli. Bharatpur with its stunning birds, beckons to all nature lovers and for foodies, we sample winter specialities. Read about what makes the coins of Mughal emperor Jahangir so unique, and the beautiful block printing technique of Saudagiri and celebrate the snake with Naga Panchami . With articles on Bengali literature, the Tamil script, palm leaf manuscripts, the story of the harmonium, the scholar Louis Renou and much more, as always Heritage India presents the best of the Indian sub-continent!
Unearth the mysteries of Nagarjunakonda, an ancient metropolis swept away by nature and time. This issue also carries a unique feature on the endangered Indian rhino of Kaziranga. A wonderful article explaining the deities on Kushan coins. We pay tribute to Satyajit Ray, one of the pioneers of Indian cinema. Sail down the backwaters of Alleppey on a snake boat and get a taste of the history behind Punjabi cuisine. Sit back and journey across the country with Heritage India, your quarterly keepsake!
This issue takes a close look at Cherial scroll paintings. Eminent archaeologist Dr. Dhavalikar explains the history of Mathura, while our numismatics feature analyses Satavahana coins. Learn more about the stunning discoveries of a 5000 year old Harappan civilisation at Farmana in Haryana, or read about the development of the Oriya acript and Rajasthani language. From the grandeur of the Gwalior fort, to the exuberance of Baisakhi, the graceful dances of Sambalpur and the breath-taking beauty of the Corbett National Park. As always, we give you a slice of India!
Our fourth anniversary issue covers the National Museum in New Delhi. We take you back to the early days of Kolkata, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at Saraswati Pooja. This issue also includes articles on the sun temple at Modhera and the fabulous finds at Kandhar. This issue has features on the Nilgiri biosphere, the Indo-Bactrian coins, the Sharada script all written by experts in the field. From the subtleties of Kuchipudi dances, to the intricacies of Bidri ware to a deeper understanding of the story behind the Indian national anthem, we give you a glimpse into Indian heritage!
Our sixteenth issue takes you to the stunning blue houses of Jodhpur in Rajasthan. From Jodhpur, travel down to the charming Gokarna beach. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how tea is made in Darjeeling and how Tant saris are woven! This issue also features articles on the Pali language, the Traikutaka dynasty, the Emperor Samudragupta, and the monuments of the Adil Shahi dynasty. Also celebrate the Ganesh festival, revel in the Hindustani classical music and get a taste of Bihari cuisine!
In this issue of Heritage India, feel the divinity flow in the Ganga and the Narmada. We analyse the Ammbarnath Shiva temple and Bhunga architecture. Read about the intriguing Yadava dynasty of Devagiri, about Varaahamira – the ancient Indian astrologer, how the gorgeous lacquer bangles of Hyderabad are made and the origin of Prakrit. Celebrate Jamshedi Navroze and treat yourself to Bengali cuisine. From the call of the GReat India Bustard to the sounds of Sufi music, from the heights of the alpine meadows of Tapovan to the tropical coastal culture of Karnatak, we bring you a slice of India!
This spectacular issue of Heritage India goes backstage at a performance of Kathakali, and captures the panorama of the legendary Kumbh Mela. From being slaves to becoming sultans, we present the fascinating twists in the story of the Mamluk dynasty. This issue also features the stunning wall paintings of Shekhawati houses in Rajasthan, and the traditional wadas of Maharashtra. We take a look at the water resources of the Western ghats and sacred groves as well as the nomadic leaf dwellings of the Birhors. Also featured, how turmeric is made. All this and more in your quarterly keepsake!
Heritage India celebrates its third anniversary by taking readers on a journey across India’s marvels from Kaas plaateau in all its beauty to stunning Badrinath. Read about one of India’s most enigmatic queens – the powerful Noor Jehan. Celebrate Thrissur Puram with its elephants and witness drama in the jungles with Zhadipatti theatre. With articles on the turtles of the Andaman islands, the Udayagiri and Khandagiri hills and the geological wonder of Lonar, there’s lots to read and explore. Also featured – the architecture of Tripura, what it means to be Kashmiri, Vedic literature and more!
As we complete three years of publication, we pay homage to Rabindranath Tagore, poet extraordinaire. This issue features the stunning Western Chalukya monuments of Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal. Travel with us to Tawang, the grand monastery in Arunachal Pradesh and experience the magic that is Uttarayan, the kite festival of Gujarat. Admire the delicate handiwork of Zardozi embroidery, and the skilful Zawar zinc work. We reveal the story of the ancien Kushan dynasty and present the intricately carved Siddi Sayed Mosque. As always, Heritage India presents another quarterly keepsake!
In this issue of Heritage India, we present the Chandella rulers, known for their patronage of art and architecture. Clebrate Onam in Kerala, and witness the wonders of Kalaripayattu, the ancient martial art of God’s own country. With articles on Emperor Ashoka, the indomitable Chittorgarh fort, Goan architecture and the Pahaari people, as well as features on blue pottery and ancient iron making, this issue of Heritage India is as packed as ever. Explore the wild side of the Himalayas in Kumaon and read about the King Cobra and lots more in your quarterly keepsake!
Heritage India takes you to the heights of the Garhwal Himalayas in this spectacular issue. Read about the sumptuous silks of Kanjeevaram, and the graceful dance Mohiniattam. From the stone temples of Kashmir to the stunning 900 Shatrunjay temples in Gujarat, the wonders of India continue to mesmerise. With articles on the Pushkar fair in Rajasthan, the Wodeyars of Mysore and history of Indian manuscripts, as always, we bring you a slice of India!
Heritage India marks its second anniversary by celebrating the beauty of India. Each issue of Volume 3 will feature an article on the breathtaking Himalayas. Admire the magnificent lions of Gir, and allow the majesty of Agra fort and the intricacy of the Ranki Vav stepwell flood your senses. This issue also features a guest article by Ustad Amjad Ali Khan himself on the Sarod. Journey across the subcontinent through its pages!
As always, this issue of volume 2 of Heritage India provides you with a glimpse of India’s kaleidoscopic variety of cultural, historical, architectural and natural heritage. Our cover story features the spectacular Yakshagana performances of Karnataka. This issue also brings to you the stunning architecture of the terracotta temples of Bankura and the grand homes of the Chettiars. We trace the royal lineage of the forgotten Rashtrakuta dynasty and explore the stark landscape of the Rann of Kutch. Once again, you have the opportunity to the explore Indian heritage with your quarterly keepsake.
From the beautifully sculpted temples of Koppeshvara to the dense jungles of the Sundarbans, travel across the length and breadth of India with this issue of Heritage India. Read the fascinating story of the Sisodia dynasty and live a day in the lives of the Dhangar community. This issue also highlights the traditional board and card games of India, as well as the ancient astronomical instruments in the country. We tell you the story of music in India, and feature the Jaisalmer festival, where music lingers in the beautiful Thar desert.
This spectacular issue of Heritage India makes a splash with its feature on Holi, the festival of colours. Drift down the river Narmada, the river of life, and also explore the lives of the traditional fishing communities of India. This issue also brings you a stunning photo feature on the magnificent tiger, the national animal of India. Another article puts under the spotlight the traditional sport of Mallakhamb, that pushes the limits of possibility, and we also take a look at the ancient mathematical systems of India. From the temples of Mamallapuram, to the royal dynasties of Kochi and the Sattriya dances of Assam, travel across India with your quarterly keepsake – Heritage India!
Wonderful treasures lie hidden across India, waiting to be discovered. This issue of Heritage India features the beautifully painted homes of Hazaribagh decorated with Khovar and Sohrai art. We focus on the slowly dying art of traditional puppetry, and the ancient healing system of Ayurveda. Read about the magnificent empire builders of the Chola dynasty and the great personality that was Rana Kumbha – both warrior and wordsmith. Once again, travel across and witness the wonders of the subcontinent with Heritage India!
In our third issue of Heritage India, we introduce our readers to the little known prehistoric rock carvings in Goa, and explore the rock cut caves of Mumbai. We take a deeper look at the ancient practice of Yoga, and the nearly forgotten Bhavai – a sensual form of dance. The rich wildlife of India is highlighted with the formidable Indian rhinoceros, also known as the ‘khadga’, and we feature the starkly beautiful landscape of the Thar desert. Celebrate the power of the goddess with an article on Navaratri, with your quarterly keepsake – Heritage India!
The second issue of Heritage India turns the spotlight on the rich art of Thanjavur painting, and the living arts of the Bahuroopi performers in Maharashtra and folk theatre in Goa. Read about the lives and struggles of the Bundela Rajputs and the inspirational faith of Guru Nanak Singh. We take you sailing down the tranquil backwaters of Kerala, and understand the gift that is the Banyan tree. Walk back in time with the Pandharpur wari, where thousands of devotees still follow an 800 year old tradition.
Heritage India is the result of a long cherished dream. A dream of helping discover through the pages of this magazine, the magnificent treasures of India’s historical, architectural, archaeological, natural and cultural heritage. To help our readers discover the wonders of India that lie across the subcontinent. In this inaugural issue, we take our readers to the heights of Ladakh to witness the celebration of Hemis, and plunge them into the whirling world of the Warli tribe of Maharashtra. We celebrate the beauty of the Hoysala temple and witness the dynamism of Kathak, one of India’s traditional dances. Through these pages, we hope to welcome you to the pleasure of discovering the many wonders of India.
‘Maharashtra Unlimited’ is a quarterly magazine, exploring the cultural legacy of ‘the Great State’. Our inaugural issue, published in association with the MTDC, invites our readers to explore the wilderness of Pench and the forgotten caves of Pitalkhora. We present rafting on the Kundalika for the more adventurous, and the magic of Tamasha for lovers of dance and music. With articles on Shivneri fort, the work at Anandwan, Warli art and of course some traditional Maharashtrian recipes, there is something for every member of the family. Travel across the state, with ‘Maharashtra Unlimited’!
In the second exciting edition of ‘Maharashtra Unlimited’, we take our readers to the stunning coastal fort of Janjira, near Murud. Journey further down the Konkan to Tarkarli, and delve into the world of scuba-diving. Take a look at how Ganesh idols are made and read movie director Paresh Mokashi’s compelling history of cineaste Dadasaheb Phalke and his struggle to make the first Indian film. Also read more about Solapur with its temples, Elephanta island, the Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum in Pune, The Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan in Shegaon. And finish up with another tasty Maharashtrian recipe!
Discover Maharashtra with a bird’s eye view through the breathtaking sport of Paragliding! Soar above the majestic Sahyadris and Deccan plateau. The turtle festival of Velas, and the tranquillity of Phansad sanctuary and Dhamapur will rejuvenate you. Explore the majestic Kandhar fort and Jain caves of Mangi-Tungi. With Diwali around the corner, our recipes will sate your appetite. Discover why Maharashtra is truly unlimited in this exciting issue of Maharashtra Unlimited!
Come explore the dazzling city of Mumbai with this issue of ‘Maharashtra Unlimited’. Home to more than 15 million people, visiting Mumbai is an overwhelming experience. From the glamour of Bollywood to the serenity of its Buddhist heritage, the city is full of contrasts. With articles by historians and archaeologists, we tell you the story of Mumbai before and during its colonial period. Take a look inside the exclusive residence of the Governor, and then enjoy the beaches of Mumbai. Let us take you on a breath-taking tour of Mumbai with ‘Maharashtra Unlimited’!
Start your summer holidays on the cool heights of Matheran or the mountain fort of Pratapgad. In this issue, we escape to the Bordi beach, explore tigers sanctuaries and marvel at the flamingoes of Bhigwan. Let the sculptures of Koppeshvara amaze you, and journey through time with the Town Hall Museum, Kolhapur, or let loose your adventurous streak and go rock-climbing. As with every issue, of MU, we bring you a small taste of Maharashtra, the Great State.
As the rains pour down, discover Maharashtra’s most enchanting monsoon getaways in our July issue of Maharashtra Unlimited! We explore the rock-cut Hindu caves of Ellora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its magnificent Kailasa temple. The silver sands of Velneshwar beach near Hedvi beckon, as does the temple of Bhimashankar, with its lush forests. Surround yourself with art at the Aundh museum, Satara, or step back in time at the Bibi ka Maqbara in Aurangabad. Once again we bring you the wonders of the Great State!
It’s festival season, and this issue of Maharashtra Unlimited celebrates Diwali and delves into the story behind Tripuri Pournima. We visit the Jaina caves of Ellora, the magnificent temples of Markandi, the stunning natural rock formations at Takali Haji, the hidden secrets of Sindhudurg and much more! Explore the ‘Great State’ with Maharashtra Unlimited!
This January, Maharashtra Unlimited turns the spotlight on ecotourism. We explore the amazing diversity of natural wealth from the marine life of the Arabian sea and the turtles of Velas to the grasslands of Solapur with its elegant leaping deer. And of course, the magnificent forests of Vidarbha stand tall in this issue too, along with all the communities who are helping make ecotourism a sustainable source of livelihood.
This issue answers all your questions on what to do in Maharashtra this summer. Beat the heat on the golden sands of Diveagar, Konkan or rise above it on the hill stations of Satara. We explore the temples of Jejuri and Nilkantheshwara and pay tribute to the divinely talented Bal Gandharva. Flip through this issue to find lesser known destinations like Jawhar and Harnai.
The monsoon issue of Maharashtra Unlimited (MU Volume 3 Issue 3) takes you to the beautiful emerald escapes of Tamhini, Lonavala-Khandala, and Mamacha Gaon. The historical Bhau Daji Lad museum and majestic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai are also featured. Get to know the lesser known beaches of Konkan like Bhandarpule, Aare-Ware and Malgund better. The stunning wildlife of Jalna and the intricate craft of the Tambats will hold you spellbound and of course, no issue is complete without Maharashtrian delicacies. Explore the ‘Great State’ with Maharashtra Unlimited!
This issue of Maharashtra Unlimited urges our readers to explore the lesser known but equally beautiful corners of Maharashtra like the historical wonders of Gadchiroli district, the caves at Takali Dhokeshwar, the beach at Guhagar and the shrine at Nemgiri. It’s time to start exploring the Great State with Maharashtra Unlimited.
Discover new sites in the state that has it all – beaches, hills, forests, caves, ancient sites and exciting cities! This issue of Maharashtra Unlimited transports you in regal comfort on the luxury train ‘The Deccan Odyssey’. From the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora, to the tigers of Tadoba, this is the journey of a lifetime. Read about the ancient temples of Hottal and the fading art form of Chitrakathi in this issue.