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The Haveli of Maharaja Naunihal Singh:
A Jewel In The Heart of Lahore
Text & Photography by AOWN ALI
One of the few remaining royal residences from the Sikh period, this Haveli is situated inside the old walled city - located between the historic Bhatti and Lohari gates, where Mori Gate once stood.
An Old School of Sikh Martial Arts
by STEPHANIE HEGARTY
A former factory worker from the British Midlands may be the last of the known practitioners of the centuries-old Sikh battlefield art of shastar vidya.
A Disappearing Act
by S.P. SHARMA
Bathinda's Jodhpur Pakhar village, once home to the traditional charkha, now lies in isolation as the youth has shifted to towns in search of gainful employment.
Harjinder Singh "Sidharth":
The Harbinger of Happiness
by NONIKA SINGH
When he read Guru Nanak’s elucidation of seasons and created one image after another, 700 in all, of the 12 months. He quips, "No other civilization has such an interesting understanding of seasons as we do."
Life of Guru Nanak:
The Art Of Three Young Punjabis
by SHEVETA BHATIA
Each of the three artists also works at Probity Comics, which has published a series of six graphic story books on the life of Guru Nanak, which are now being marketed across the diaspora.
East Meets West:
Singh Twins Tarot Cards
An exhibition titled, The Art of Tarot: New Work by The Singh Twins, presents the major arcane of Tarot images from a fresh artistic perspective that reflects their eclectic, east/west style.
S.G. Thakur Singh:
He Painted India
by B.N. GOSWAMY
Commissions started pouring in from rulers and politicians and the well-to-do, everyone looking for his ‘life-like’ work that fitted into their ideas about what art should be like.
The Spirit of Hola Mohalla:
A Photo Exhibition
by SHEVETA BHATIA
Having been associated with the festival of Hola Mohalla for the last 13 years, he has a sense of satisfaction in documenting the sequence of events at this festival in simple but meaningful images.
Final Week: The Golden Temple Exhibition by NAOMI CANTON
Among the many fascinating stories on display is one of an aborted attempt by the British to auction off the Golden Temple of Amritsar in 1877.
The Singh Twins:
A Homage to Home
by JANICE PARIAT
Their love for their city, Liverpool, weaves its way into their intricate paintings, which are a witty, distinctive blend of traditional Indian painting and contemporary Western influences.