Stepped Wells By Sushmitta Renganathan In India, water and waterbodies were always seen as life-giving and healing forces of nature. Water’s place of honor and reverence is visible in many architectural marvels. Tracing the idea of sanctity in water might take us as far as the documented beginning of civilization in India, or even further. WhileContinue reading “TEMPLES FOR WATER”
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Recreational Waters : The confluence of kinship and coherence
Recreational waterbodies in India and the experiences they promise, have always relied on the on the deeply rooted sense of community and hospitality of our country. The most important role in this confluence, is played by the native communities: “The care-givers”. With this post, we welcome you to dive deeper into the significance of this extraordinary relationship. Enjoy your read!
Memories of a “thodu”
Childhood memories around a “thodu” -in Vizhikkathodu, located in the outskirts of Kottayam in Kerala. The “thodu” branches from the 91 Km long Manimala River; an important water way of Central Travancore.
Traces of the lost waterbodies
Chennai and its outskirts were once a bed, rich in natural resources, and biodiversity. Today it is home to the legends of the vanishing waterbodies. Find out how the lost water bodies leave traces of their former existence annually in our lives!
Lost, but hopeful.
Story of the Buckingham Canal.
If you too can’t help but believe in the magnificence and potential of the Canal, and all that it can be for the city of Chennai – then this article is for you!
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Gift of a Big Blue Heart
Warangal’s Badrakali Lake, has had an unparalleled significance in the city’s urban landscape for over a thousand years. This heart-shaped lake, nestled in the centre of the city, is a treasure in the truest sense of the word.