At our home in Panjim. The festival got underway today. Ganesha coming home means joy, fun and above all, good food.
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Traditional artists at work. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner and artists in Goa are imparting finishing touches to their Ganeshas. The celebrations begin on September 5 when the idols will be installed in Hindu homes all over Goa for the 2-day festivities. I visited three traditional artists over the past […]
A new book by Wendell Rodricks entitled MODA GOA – History & Style, dealing with Goa‘s traditional costume and attire, will be launched next month at the Jaipur Literary Festival. The chapter on Hindu Iconography features several of my photographs. Congratulations to Wendell-bab on this work. I look forward to its release. Picture credit: missmalini.com […]
Not long ago Goa had some of the finest fresh produce in the world, sustained for hundreds of years by the traditional farming methods of the hardy Gaudo community. The Gaude were among the first settlers in Goa and are thought to be Austric in origin. Today the situation for Goan farming is dire and […]