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UNESCO’s Memory Of The World Asia-Pacific Regional Register

UNESCO’s Memory Of The World Asia-Pacific Regional Register:   The Ramcharitmanas, Panchatantra, and Sahṛdayāloka-Locana have been included in ‘UNESCO’s Memory of the World Asia-Pacific Regional Register’. ‘Sahṛdayaloka-Locana’, ‘Panchatantra’, and ‘Ramcharitmanas’ were authored by Acharya Anandvardhan, Pt. Vishnu Sharma, and Goswami Tulsidas, respectively. The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) played a vital role […]

Chithirai Festival

Chithirai Festival: Lord Kallazhagar’s annual ritual in Alagar Temple, Madurai during the Chithirai festival saw thousands of devotees gathering to witness his ceremonial entry into the Vaigai river. The festival, merging narratives of Lord Kallazhagar and Goddess Meenakshi’s marriage, holds historical significance and promotes harmony. Alagar Temple is situated at the base of Alagar hills […]

Michelangelo’s David Statue And Italy’s Cultural Heritage Code

Michelangelo’s David Statue And Italy’s Cultural Heritage Code: Michelangelo’s David is a renowned marble sculpture created by the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti between 1501 and 1504. The statue depicts the Biblical figure David, a young shepherd who fought and defeated the giant Goliath. The sculpture is considered a masterpiece of Renaissance art and is […]

Tripura’s Matabari Pera And Pachra Receive GI Tag

Tripura’s Matabari Pera And Pachra Receive GI Tag: The Tripura Chief Minister announced that two traditional items from the state, Matabari Pera and Pachra, have been honoured with the Geographical Indication (GI) tag marking a significant milestone for local artisans and weavers. Matabari Pera, a dairy-based confectionery that served as prasad at the Tripurasundari temple, […]