Kumaoni Holi & its Forms By Editorial Team

Published On: March 20, 2019

By Kushagra Mittal

Holi, the festival of colours, falls on the last day of the last month of the Hindi calendar. The month – ‘Phalgun’ is celebrated as the onset of the Spring season in North India. Holi is celebrated in different forms across India. Mathura’s Latthmaar Holi,...


Editorial | Holi Of Kumaon By Editorial Team

Published On: March 4, 2019

Holi in Kumaon is not only an exuberant occasion but also a heritage that Kumaon has saved from degradation for eons. The native residents of Kumaon developed this culture of celebrating holi a month before the Dulhandi or “Charadi”. The holi is played in...


Jim Corbett | His Writings From Kumaon and Garhwal By Editorial Team

Published On: March 13, 2018
h2>By Kushagra Mittal

What does ‘terror’ mean to you? It’s a word you probably hear often, but what does terror actually feel like?

For the people of Kumaon and Garhwal, it (fear) was the well-known man-eating tiger and the Rudraprayag leopard who had collectively claimed over 400...


Katyuri and Chand of Kumaon By Editorial Team

Published On: February 26, 2018
h2>By Nitin Chandola

Katyuri Dynasty is said to be the foremost among the rulers in Uttarakhand who established the civilization in Katyur, Baijnath. This civilization was not only prosperous in culture but also by their intelligence. The inspiring architecture of Baijnath, Jageshwar, Kandolia in Pauri and...