The Sphinx of India in Pattadakal?

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There is still so much mystery surrounding the Sphinx of India and its history and tradition. Originally overlooked in the first centuries of study and research, often almost forgotten by the living intangible heritage preservers, only discovered a few decades … Continued

A dance performance somewhere en route on the Coromandel in 1786, through the eyes of Jacob Haafner

Jacob Haafner loved Indian dance and the dancers. This is how he describes enjoying a performance “How fast and free are all the movements of the quick nymphs, how their gestures correspond with their steps, how pleasing and enchanting are … Continued