Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra

2019 – New Year Inspirations

And so another fresh beginning … one more chance to rejuvenate one’s mind…. Because we simply cannot allow ourselves to stagnate. If we are lucky the seeds of refreshing ideas … Continue reading

January 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

A Culture Celebrates Identity! Happy New Year!

I have grown up in Mumbai …. in a neighborhood that was made of up mainly Maharashtrian and Gujarati residents (us). I learnt both language even before I knew what … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Let’s Celebrate the Rooster!

A Very Happy New Year from Singapore! Wishing everyone a year of Prosperity & Good Health in the Year of the Rooster! Gong Xi Fa Cai embroidery; costume; antiques; artifact; … Continue reading

January 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

So Far yet So Close – The Culture of Bali

Bali is about 4500 km away from India by flight. So far. Yet the seeds of culture planted centuries ago have thrived in that soil and the culture today is … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Burning the Old Man

A fantastic memorable quiet New Year’s Eve party with strangers – carrying on the old tradition of burning an old man dummy. Goa, India

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Sarava Mangalam…” Happy New Year – Vikram Samvat 2071

A Sanskrit Shloka – a perfect prayer for an auspicious new year Vikram Samvat 2071

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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