Monthly Archives: August 2016

Chola Saheb Ji: Bandi Chhod

Conservation of an object that is an integral part of the culture of a village and  is a pride possession of the villagers who have protected it for centuries, calls for a lot many additional considerations in decision making for conservation methodology. Conservation of such object of faith requires involvement of community and religious bodies…

Open and healthy discussions are fun and Welcome

Transparency about the treatment procedures is what we strive for. But, this is not always so easy when you are sharing info with people who are trying to judge without paying attention to the details of the science and many interrelated issues. At times we do come across people and teams that are more curious…

Panj Mandir: Another example from bygone era speaking of oneness, co-existence, love and mutual respect

This monument, a temple and the paintings adorning the walls … hundreds of years old…. These are non-living, but full of life. They speak of the love, respect, tolerance, peace, humility and most of all co-existence of different faiths or should we say different chapters of the (ultimate) faith. How, with time,  we travel into…