The Village Deity who Protects her People from Pandemics
Over a hundred years ago, a strange illness hit Maharashtra's Purushwadi village, writes a teacher as he explores faith in the local deity
Where Every Home Carries an Imprint of Local Belief
A 21-year old girl from the quaint Bihar village of Himachal Pradesh narrates how the architectural design of her village houses carries the imprint of local belief systems
How Love Has Changed Over Four Generations
What if you were married off at seven? Or 13? What if you had to elope from a country fair? A brave, young woman, who married for love two decades ago, writes about pride and prejudice, and love, in the mountains near Munsiari
The Rise and Fall of a Great River
An ex-police officer from the Ropajani village of Himachal Pradesh writes about his childhood by the Tirthan River and the dire need to conserve it
The Walking Library
In the hilly Mothakkara village in Kerala’s Wayanad district, a 63-year-old woman walks several kilometers every day for those who love to read but have no easy access to books
The Forbidden Forests of Meghalaya
A social worker from Meghalaya's Chiringmagre village shares how ancient traditions and tribal culture help preserve a patch of pristine biodiversity in Meghalaya’s South Garo Hills
How a Remote Ladakhi Valley Transformed from Hunting to Conserving Wildlife
A social activist from Ladakh shares the story of Markha Valley’s incredible transformation into a place where humans and wildlife coexist in peace; where one might just spot a snow leopard from a rooftop!
Tigers, Peacocks and Forests on Fire
Have you ever witnessed a hunt in the high Himalayan meadows? A rare pageantry of peacocks in the forest? Here’s a heartfelt ode to Nature (and a plea) from a girl who knows what’s truly great about the Great Himalayan National Park!
The Abode of Snakes
A guide from the Dang tribe of Baradpani village in Gujarat shares how a snake tried to save his life... and why he feels responsible for protecting it
What Can Two Imaginative Minds Create With Wild Grass and a Thorny Tree?
A teacher from Maharashtra's Purushwadi village visually documents the craftsmenship of two brothers, who use wild grass, a thorny tree and their imagination to create sustainable vessels, vases, ornaments and more