Kalpana

I am a Freelance content writer with an Educational background in Commerce. Amazed at the Vastness, Variety, Vivacity, Vividness, and Vibrance of an ancient country like India, I wish to explore its numerous qualities through Indiavivid.
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Tribal Houses of India – A Home, One With Nature

Houses in every city and town in India are now made of concrete, mortar, cement and bricks.  They seem to touch the sky and...

Margazhi Month – Festivals And Temples Associated With This Month

The Month of Margazhi is considered divine month in south India.  It is the ninth month in the Hindu calendar. This month also called...

A Temple Under The Sea – Nishkalangeshwar Temple, Gujarat

We are told that God is omnipresent, in the sky, in mountains, under the ground and even under the sea. Man has tried to...

Karthika Deepam –Another Festival Of Lamps And Lights After Diwali In Tamil Nadu

Most winter festivals have something to do with lamps and lights as the darkness sets in early.  You have Diwali bursting with crackers. Harvest...

Tribal Museums Of India: Part – I

Tribal Museums are an attempt to document, capture in film or retain some memorable artifacts of the 437 +tribes that exist in India. They are...

Shilparamam – Ethnic Village Amidst Hi-Tech Environs Of Hyderabad

Picture this scene of modern-day Hyderabad…..The Metro is zooming above, and the traffic is a non-stop train of cars, buses and two-wheelers below.   High-rises...

Symbols Of Marriage In India

Indian marriages are not just creation of a relationship between two individuals but also result in ethical, social, and moral bonding. Our ancestors have...

Gilli Danda And Other Traditional Games Of India

Ask a child of this generation what a Game is; they will shove a favorite game on their smartphone at your face. But kids...

Kerala Martial Arts – Traditions Of Fighting Systems In Gods’ Own Country

Martial arts exist in India since time immemorial. These are fighting systems developed over the years for attacking and self-defense.  Each state of India...

AVM Studios – One Of The Oldest Surviving Studio In India

Movies are a part and parcel of Indian culture! Do you agree? Every year more than 1600 films are made across the country.  South...

Thadri – The Cooling Festival Of The Sindhi community

India is a land of festivals.  Due to its multi-religious, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural social setup, every day is a festival day here.   The year...

Lepakshi Handicrafts – The Art Treasure Trove Of Andhra Pradesh

Here is a craft treasure trove that you should not miss!  Lepakshi handicrafts is a  world of ancient and modern handicrafts that range from...