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Flowers in the Dust

I love her floral kolams, their grandeur, the way they bloom on newly washed and swept dust. Though Kumutha is a busy mother of three, now and then you glimpse that teen-age expression of hers, the kind that young goddesses wear.  When I inquire about her art, she seems...


Color Sami Season

With the last of rains of the month of Karthikai, a large number of the men in our village enter local temples to take vows, place malas of jungle nuts around their necks, and don colorful veshtis with matching thundus. Thus they transformed themselves into samis, temporary...