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Indian Bazaar


  • Radha Giving Butter-Milk to Krishna, illustration to Bihari’s Sat Saiya, Basohli, c. 1690

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    Shahzia Sikander Indian Miniture

    Avatar of Vishnu
    Buddha as the 9th Avatar of Vishnu

    F. Clementi

    The words English owes to India

    A – atoll, avatar
    B – bandana, bangle, bazaar, Blighty, bungalow
    C – cashmere, catamaran, char, cheroot, cheetah, chintz, chit, chokey, chutney, cot, cummerbund, curry
    D – dinghy, doolally, dungarees
    G – guru, gymkhana
    H – hullabaloo
    J – jodhpur, jungle, juggernaut, jute
    K – khaki, kedgeree
    L – loot
    N – nirvana
    P – pariah, pashmina, polo, pukka, pundit, purdah, pyjamas
    S – sari, shampoo, shawl, swastika
    T – teak, thug, toddy, typhoon
    V – veranda
    Y – yoga

    The Original Pundits

    These early 007′s were primarily gatherers of information for mapmakers, though each received a secret code name like NA, RN, PA, GK, GM, GNM, etc. They were given the honorary designation of Pundit, meaning scholarly or wise and were the model for Rudyard Kipling’s Kim.

    Ravi Shankar and George We are missing you (youtube)

    Ali Akbar Khan

    Radha’s dance (Film within the film, the dance from The River directed by Jean Renoir)

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