DISCOVER INDIA BY GOGI SAROJ, LISTENING SONU NIGAM AND READING KIRAN DESAJ

Where to look for the sun, freedom and your little flower

India, with its rich history and its thousand-year-old culture, is a country that gives the world a vast range of thoughts and reflections full of wisdom and steeped in spirituality. To understand where you are going, let’s use the words of Marcel Proust: “The true voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in having new eyes.” Spirituality and India? They go hand in hand. Many people think that India is a land of Gods, where there are powers to heal the tired mind and soul. This country, rich in schools of thought and religious centers, has always attracted people from all over the world to try to understand the true meaning of our journey. It’s time to travel to visit India, through a land of diversity. Our goal is to design paths based on the encounter with creativity, in all its expressions.

From Aristotle’s way of reasoning about Indian wisdom we want to offer you these words: “Nature does nothing in vain”. The Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. This land has several historical, natural, and religious tourist destinations (such as Agra and Gorakhpur, Lucknow and Faizabad. In this land was born painter Gogi Saroj Pal. Uttar Pradesh is known for its extensive avifauna (such as peafowl and black partridges, songbirds, snipes and parrots. Bird sanctuaries in the state include Bakhira Sanctuary. Best time to visit to bakhira lake is in winters. Indian proverb: “A quiet heart is the life of the body, but envy is decay of the bones.” Her women appeared to be feminine and coquettish, but they could equally be obdurate and slovenly. The nudity of her feminine figures was commented on and debated over, but she had her painting to get on with. GOGI SAROJ PAL realized early in life that she wants to become an artist, and she knew that to become an artist, she would have to enroll in an art school. She was born 1945 in Neoli (Uttar Pradesh, India), maturing works in gouache and oil, ceramic and weaving. As you can discover, many of her paintings have a fantastical element that comments on the female condition.

“Truth resides in the heart of a wise man, it is a fire that never goes out”, Indian proverb. A popular Indian singer was born here. It is believed that Faridabad was named by a popular sufi saint. There is great bustle all year round of pilgrims, coming from different regions. You can admire a temple dedicated to Sri Sai baba (who is believed to be very kind and powerful). Camp Dhauj is a one of its kind recreational facilities. You will be surprised to see such a pretty place with excellent service, well-equipped tents and good enough food. Here, you find loads of activities to do. SONU NIGAM is an Indian singer whose songs have been featured mainly in Hindi and Kannada. He was born on a July day in the city of Faridabad, and also his sister is a professional singer. He began his singing career at the age of four, when he accompanied his father on his singing at weddings and parties. Then, at the age of 18, he moved to Mumbai to begin his Bollywood singing career. His first released song was “O Aasman Wale” (from the movie Aaja Meri Jaan, 1992).

Gurgaon is a city in the Indian state of Haryana. Notable performing art venues in the city include Epicentre and Nautanki Mehal. Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao and painter Geeta Vadhera was born under this sky. Special tourist places waiting for you, such as Kingdom of Dreams (India’s first live entertainment, theatre and leisure destination), or Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, when a large number of migratory birds come here. GEETA VADHERA was educated at the College of Art, Delhi. She is a contemporary artist from Gurgaon (a suburb of New Delhi, India. During time, she left the world of commercial design to start focusing on her love for painting. People come her, asking what do her paintings mean, but there is no formula that she aware of. The meaning is within you, the viewer. You can empty yourself, taking time and view the work, looking deeply.

“Judge not each day by the crops you reap, but by the seeds you plant,” had say Rabindranath Tagore. Entering in this site, you can discover that Delhi is a bazaar full of riches, a labyrinth full by a choke of fumes. Rebuilt by many conquerors, you enthrall with the touch of a silk scarf or the scent of sandalwood soap. Here, a discarded beer bottle is reborn as the canvas for a hand-painted tableau of Hindu myths. At Dastkari Haat’s craft store, you too can feel good about your purchase (all proceeds go to a nonprofit). Her first novel was published in 1998, and won a prize given by the Society of Authors for the best new novels by citizens of the Commonwealth of Nations under the age of 35. KIRAN DESAI was born in New Delhi, inside a September day, in 1971. Her second novel (The Inheritance of Loss), became in 2006 an international best seller. She lived in India until age 15, after which her family moved to the United States. While working on her second novel, she lived a life that took her from New York to Mexico and India, and after seven years of work, she published her second special novel, set in India in the mid-1980s.

Don’t forget: enjoy the famous “paratha wali gali” (a delicious stuffed fried bread, with fresh creamy curd and homemade pickles). The city of New Delhi still bears the influence of British colonial rule, also in its buildings and propensity for high tea. Uncover its scents and flavors through narrow alleyways and crowded backstreets. Here you can visit Hindu temples and the old-world walled. Its National Gallery of Modern Art was established on1954, with collection that includes works by many famous artists (such as Thomas Daniell and Abanindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose and Amrita Sher-Gil. Here was born the poet Mohan Rana. Amongst the new generation of Hindi poets, his poetry it defies any categorisation. He really knows the difference between thinking in verse and thinking about poetry. For him, the poetic process is also thought process. He was born in Delhi, in 1964. MOHAN RANA has published eight poetry collections in Hindi. His poems have been translated into Spanish and Italian, German, Dutch and Marathi. His poems offer a bridge between two cultures, with a sense of dislocation alongside a sense of place. “Every new day is another chapter in the book of your life.” In this Indian proverb, that reflect the profound knowledge of Indian masters, you should find valuable teachings on life, wisdom and kindness.

Instagram

Check Also

WITH COLORS AND SHAPES, BETWEEN CAMELS, KINGS AND CONSTELLATIONS

Benozzo Gozzoli, a testimony to the power of art From Italian Renaissance painter renowned for …