In Hinduism the word “Gotra” could be considered as equivalent to a “clan”.
The KANGRI remains an enduring emblem of local Kashmiri craftmanship that is eco-friendly ,cost effective and keeps people warm during the severe winter months when temperatures go as low as -20˚. It is a clay fire pot that is filled with glowing charcoal embers encased in pretty handmade wicker baskets and carried as a personal […]
A Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) film traces the ancient craft of Shahtoosh weaving in Kashmir, and its links to the decline of the Tibetan antelope (Chiru) found in the Tibetan plateau. It also explores the struggle of former shahtoosh workers displaced by the ban in shahtoosh production, and interventions brought about by the Shahtoosh […]