Phul Mahal – A Splendour of Thar Desert

If someone asks me to choose a city that showcase all of India’s brightest colours my first preference would be Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan and the cultural capital of Marwar. Jodhpur’s sky is invariably blue and so are its houses and wetlands. Its palaces and havelies are pink and red, and its…

Raj Mahal of Orchha – A Jewel of Bundelkhand

While closely looking through murals at Orchha’s Laxmi Narayan Temple, my attention was dragged to a particular mural, the depiction of Raj Mahal with musical performance being celebrated at the front courtyard. You see the organization of space, women observing the show from first floor, few in the front pavilion and the rest in side…