Experiencing Navaratri in Gujarat

Experiencing Navaratri in Gujarat

Four trap drummers in the company of two dholi drummers pound out a steady beat from the elevated stage and whip the crowd to new heights of frenzy. A giant, chandelier-like structure beams forth from the center of the stadium, encircled by thousands of dancers...
Visiting the Jains

Visiting the Jains

It’s a splendiferous post-monsoon morning in Junagadh, a small town (and former princely kingdom) in Gujarat, a state in northwest India. About a day by train from Mumbai, Junagadh is known for the ancient rock inscriptions, carved at the behest of Emperor Ashoka...