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The traditionally preserved techniques of painting and doll-making in Thanjavur have earned GI tags. Photo:  iStock

Thanjavur: An inheritance for keeps

1 min read . 30 Sep 2018
The walls of Chaturbhuj temple are carved with two early instances of the ‘zero’. Photo: Zac O’Yeah

The world’s oldest carved zero

2 min read . 02 Sep 2018
In 1674, Shivaji crowned himself king, with classical ritual in full display. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A Muslim princess in a temple

4 min read . 30 Mar 2018
Photo: AFP<br />

How Hinduism was nationalized

11 min read . 03 Apr 2016
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