Art Culture Society / Biodiversity

In the land of Chakhmas: colours , creativity and conservation

“Will you tell us what medicine you will use for cancer?” when asked, Anant Kumar Chakhma replied, “How can I can your question? Unless I see the symptoms cannot prescribe the medicine, there are different kinds of cancer.” Seldom have we come across traditional healers who are so précis in their pedagogy and have their … Continue reading

Land of Lepchas: Sikkim 34 th Shodhyatra
Art Culture Society / Biodiversity

Land of Lepchas: Sikkim 34 th Shodhyatra

In One of the first Indian state to declare itself as organic, finding  clean mountains and stone pathways is not surprising. In fact there were more dustbins in the mountainous tracks near Lum village than in the plains. The result is that one does find plastic wastes near the settlements, scattered as they are. A child … Continue reading