Browsing: Culture

Kashmir’s culture has fascinated the world for centuries. This section offers detailed narratives about the arts, crafts, individuals and characters that keep Kashmir’s art front active and attractive.

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Language And Times

Kashmiri language has evolved in recent times by accepting words and phrases that had nothing to do with the native…

Culture
Pushed Out

Computers are pushing out the good old typewriter, however, nobody knows the fate of thousands of typewriters which were part…

Culture
The Un-Silent Valley

An event in London held to celebrate the literature emerging from Kashmir besides developing a multi-perspective understanding of Kashmir, talked…

Culture
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Kashmir Life has completed two years of uninterrupted publication. This issue that you have in your hands marks the beginning…

Culture
Lost Venice

The wide network of rivers, rivulets and streams, and most of Kashmir’s habitations being situated on riverbanks provided perfect conditions…

Culture
Losing sheen

The fresh water resources of Kashmir valley are under serious threat as glaciers that feed have vanished or are receding…

Culture
Unbridgeable

The famous wooden bridges of Valley added to uniqueness of the Kashmir’s architecture and have served people for centuries.…

Culture
No place for the native

In times when gene pool preservation is a priority all over the world, the indigenous livestock in Kashmir has disappeared,…

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The Disconnect

Many historic routes connect Kashmir to the outside world. It has been an important place on the silk route but…

Culture
A stream buried

Ill planning and mismanagement of water resources, especially waterways, in Kashmir has lead to severe problems, turning some water bodies…

Culture
Lost in modernity

The traditional architecture is no more in fashion in Kashmir, which many believe was more suited to valley’s climatic conditions.…

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Too heavy to take along

Food adulteration was unheard of in Kashmir as every household would prepare spices themselves, even husking of rice was done…

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Grand canal

A canal coming from Ganderbal would once supply water for ablutions at the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, and feed fields…

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