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‘Padmapriya’ by Sunita Shekhawat

Perhaps for the first time, an exclusive signature collection of a jeweller will be on display only by appointment. The well known city based luxury jewellery designer, Sunita Shekhawat, is now ready with her new collection, Padmapriya. As the name suggests, the collection owes its inspiration to the lotus flower which is a symbol of purity and…

The Best Festivals of Jaipur

One of the reasons why the city of Jaipur is a popular tourist attraction is because of the various festivals that are celebrated here with enthralling gusto and fervor. In fact, the pillar with five lamps (popularly known as Paanch Batti), right in the middle of the Mirza Ismail Road, proudly displays a signage: ‘Pinkcity: The…

Heritage Hotels of Jaipur: A must stay!

Rajasthan being continuously fraught with extremes of nature and warfare, much because of droughts and clan rivalry, is home to a great number of heritage properties. The rulers often commissioned their greatest architectural monuments – forts, palaces, temples and stepwells and grand reservoirs – to ensure employment and water for their people. To truly experience…

WHAT TEEJ IS ALL ABOUT?

Teej is one of the most widely celebrated festivals of Rajasthan. Swings, traditional songs and dancing are the unique features of Teej celebrations in Rajasthan. Women perform traditional folk dance dressed in colourful clothes and henna clad hands, sing beautiful Teej songs while enjoying their sway on swings bedecked with flowers.