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Jamini Roy
Profile of one of India's most recognized painter of modern era.

House of Commons
Habitats of Commoners in India; includes homes, temples, doors, and windows.

The Wiring of India
Photographic exhibition of how low-tech workers are building a high-tech India

Kamat in Karachi
Kamat writes about his visit to Karachi and the warmth of the Pakistani people.

The Mahales of Honavar
A junked copper inscription reveals the genealogy of a once prominent family and explains the root of a local tradition.

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House of Pictures
Photographs and Paintings

Hindu Boy with Sacred Thread Carrying Water
Boy Becomes Man
Going, Going, Gone!
The Shaving of the Head Ritual

The Ladies Giving a Crash Course in Food Preparation to the Understudy
Boy Learns Survival Skills
Being Mama`s Boy One Last Time
The Matru-Bhojana Ritual
The mother feeds the boy one last time with her hands

A Fruit Stall in Bangalore
Fruit Vendor in Malleswaram
Girl Engaged in Self-study
Girl Engaged in Self Study
Self-study was given a great importance in ancient education. However, great accomplishments through self-study are rare to find, possibly due to the sacred relationship attached to student-teacher bond in Indian culture.

Lord Rama with his Bow
Rama the Prince of Ayodhya
Man Cleans Chicken
Man Cleaning a Bird for a Special Meal

Community Cooking for a Wedding
Women Making Laddus (Sweet Balls)
Somewhere in India
Devotees Offering Prayers in the Front Yard of their Home

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