This is a unique iteration of Nurat Fateh Ali Khan’s iconic ‘Dum Mast Qalandar’ by the Orchestral Qawwali Project—whose music is a “confluence of ancient qawwali from the Chishti tradition, and modern European orchestral arrangements.” You can also check out Man Kunto Maula—the song that first catapulted the musical duo to fame—and/or read this Guardian profile for more.
Sanity Break January 19 2023
In 2020, Australian cricket legend Steve Waugh took a three-week trek across India and captured this stunning photograph of children playing cricket in Rajasthan’s Thar Desert. The image—which beautifully captures our love for this sport—was awarded the Wisden Cricket Photograph of 2020. It was also included in Waugh’s book titled ‘Spirit of Cricket India’.
Sanity Break January 24 2023
The original, handcrafted Indian Constitution was intricately illustrated by artist Nandalal Bose and his team from Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan. Each of the 22 parts of the Constitution begins with an illustration tracing the history of India—from Mohenjo Daro to the national freedom struggle. This is a depiction of Buddha’s enlightenment in Part 5.