Category Archives: Tumblr

Tumblr Posts

  As always the tumblr posts have raced ahead of wordpress: 1. The half-saree aka pavadai-davani of South India. 2. Mekhela-Chador (I love these and they look splendid on my friend, Mosushumi Kandali. 3. Balika Badhu or the Girl Bride. … Continue reading

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The Women who Ruled Post

On tumblr: Razia Sultan and Chand Bibi.

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  When spring came, tender-limbed Radha wandered Like a flowering creeper in the forest wilderness, Seeking Krishna in his many haunts. The god of love increased her ordeal, Tormenting her with fevered thoughts, And her friend sang to heighten the … Continue reading

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Cup of Wine

  The drinking post. 

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Just an update that there is a change in the name of the tumblr site and you might want to book mark it. Some of the links in previous posts here would have also changed. New Posts there: Sometimes … Continue reading

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Bits n Pieces

I have been fairly active of late on tumblr (mainly because I have a good degree of material). These are just short posts so I will post only the links: Ellis Dungan and Meera Temple Visit Hemendranath Mazumdar’s 1930s painting … Continue reading

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