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By Salika Rashid "Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness” - The aforementioned lines of Frank Gehry profoundly enunciate the primacy of architecture. Architecture not only aids in illustrating myriad facets of time and history but also assists in discerning the trajectory of its pattern. It...
The modern Jammu region was divided into several principalities during the medieval period. Most of these principalities were ruled by the kings of the Rajput dynasties. The Dev dynasty of the Jammu state was the most powerful ruling dynasty of the Jammu hills. Frequently, the rulers of the Dev dynasty...
The Folk deities exist in the form of grama devtas, grama devis, and Naga devtas, in various regions of India. In each region, they exhibit their own peculiarities depending on the socio-cultural and physiographical conditions of the region. The status and geographical reach of these deities have not remained immutable....
Maharaja Hari Singh was the last ruler of Jammu and Kashmir, whose royal title was Shriman "Indar Mahindar Rajrajeshwar Maharajadhiraj Shri Jammu Kashmir Naresh Tatha Tibet Deshadhipati". Maharaja Hari Singh, ((23 September 1895 – 26 April 1961) was the last Dogra ruler of a dynasty which did the improbable task...
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https://youtu.be/Ey4ZviDMems Padma Shri Rajendra Tiku Sculptor, Author Want to watch who else has spoken in this series? Check out #OurHeritage section on our website. Enjoy seamless experience of watching all conversations at this playlist of our YouTube Channel. Click here to learn more about The Dispatch, our ethics, standards and policies
https://youtu.be/Kr4lCSgHauc Khursheed Qadri Former Director General Archives, Archaeology & Museums, J&K; Consultant Tourism & Culture Department Want to watch who else has spoken in this series? Check out #OurHeritage section on our website. Enjoy seamless experience of watching all conversations at this playlist of our YouTube Channel. Click here to learn more about The Dispatch, our ethics, standards...
https://youtu.be/BiOgjU0AOTM SM Sahni (KAS, Retd) Convenor, INTACH, Jammu Chapter; Former Director Tourism Jammu Want to watch who else has spoken in this series? Check out #OurHeritage section on our website. Enjoy seamless experience of watching all conversations at this playlist of our YouTube Channel. Click here to learn more about The Dispatch, our ethics, standards and policies
https://youtu.be/IzzqeGbWE5g Dr Poonam Choudhary Director, Centre for Studies in Museology, University of Jammu Want to watch who else has spoken in this series? Check out #OurHeritage section on our website. Enjoy seamless experience of watching all conversations at this playlist of our YouTube Channel. Click here to learn more about The Dispatch, our ethics, standards and policies
https://youtu.be/_Pm708ywIqQ Padma Shri Prof Shiv Nirmohi Author  Want to watch who else has spoken in this series? Check out #OurHeritage section on our website. Enjoy seamless experience of watching all conversations at this playlist of our YouTube Channel. Click here to learn more about The Dispatch, our ethics, standards and policies