India

  1. Miniature paintings: an Udaipur specialty -ABC Mundial in India

    The miniature paintings of Rajasthan can be dated back to 16th century and used to capture visual narratives of royal festivities. Painted with extremely fine brushes made with just a few strands of squirrels’ tail hair and bird feathers, the miniatures are made on silk and paper.

    Region:
    India
    Category:
    Tourism
    Miniature paintings: an Udaipur specialty -ABC Mundial in India
  2. Why are cows sacred in India?

    In India, the cow is venerated as a symbol of life. In their relationship with Krishna, incarnation of the god Vishnu, cows have a great prominence, that Krishna is a cowboy and always appears surrounded by these animals.

    Region:
    India
    Category:
    Society
    Author/s:
    By Karina Giorgenello
     Why are cows sacred in India?