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Asavari

Music is an art that, in one guise or another, pervades every human society and is the central feature of the classical Indian music tradition. When it comes to Indian Music, it dwells on Raga. Monier Monier-Williams states that the word Raga comes from a Sanskrit word for “the act of colouring or dyeing”, or simply a “colour, hue, tint, dye”.   Our incurable wanderlust through raga space brings us to one of the ten raga: Raga Asavari. What's a better idea to portray the significance of the word Raga Asavari, rather than the silk threads?   Shanti Banaras celebrates the beauty of Raga Asavari along with the Monsoon winds as we launch our Asavari collection of suits, kurtas and...

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Akathya: The lives of 8 trans-women through fashion

A story of inexplicable beauty that emanates from deep within the soul. We visit the lives of eight transgender people, empowered despite life’s trials and a phoenix before its tribulations. A call to action campaign where we salute the power that is the......

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Banaras:  Sinduri Streets

The silent sound of the River Ganges flowing, along the mystical Assi Ghats. Each linked to each other and dotted with many a majestic havelis, made as homes for erstwhile royals to age in. The pathos of the pious pyres burning the night away at the far end of this ghat.

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Varanasi: The City Of Inspiration

“Mist Rising Off The Holy Waters Of The Ganges. The Sound Of Conch Shells Reverberating Through The Air. Throngs Of Devotees Milling On The Ghats Or Venturing A Cleansing Dip Into The River.”

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