Dehradun Photography Festival 2017 begins

Dehradun Photography Festival a six-day photography festival was inaugurated on 4th March. Dehradun Photography Festival 2017 had two underlying themes 'Professional Photography' and 'Women through the lens'. The inauguration ceremony had a beautiful performance by young artists of the Divine Sanity band. Women members of cultural organizations, beautifully dressed in traditional

International Yoga Festival-2017 begins in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand's Rajpal K. K. Pal inaugurated the international Yoga Festival in Paramarth Niketan Ashram situated in Rishikesh. Parmarth Niketan was established in 1942 by Sukhdevanandji Maharaj. The inauguration ceremony of International Yoga Festival witnessed yoga performance by skilled students of the Paramarth Niketan Ashram. Swami Chidanand Saraswati supervisor of Paramarth Niketan

Aipan: An age-old tradition with implication

Uttarakhand has a rich cultural heritage and also has innumerable stories about the customary traditions and rituals that were performed once upon a time. Aipan is also one such traditional art which is still practiced in many households. Aipan is one of the conventional workmanship (painting structure) of Kumaon. It has

Jagar : Calling of God

As we all know, that Uttarakhand is called the Land of God and God is present in every part of it. Uttarakhand is Lord Shiva's own as well as in-laws' home. The Vedas and Puranas also consider the Himalayas, which lie in Uttarakhand to be the abode of all the