Visiting Shekhawati is like delving into a comic book about mythology and history. The walls of Shekhawati's heritage buildings are all covered with frescoes and murals depicting the life of Marwaris during the golden age of the region, or stories of the numerous gods...

August 21, 2017

Shekhawati’s havelis were the result of a unique combination of material availability and the skilled labor needed to execute construction. As the landscape of Shekhawati, with its hills, made transporting materials difficult, material use centered, for the most part,...

March 22, 2017

Before celebrating Holi, The Shekhawati Project team went to the opening ceremony of this most famous Indian festival. After a fast ride in rickshaws, we arrived at a sandy place where there was a big top with shiny garlands, lights and multiple colours. Musicians wear...

February 21, 2017

During the trade boom in the 19th century, many traders made fortunes by collaborating with the East India Company or by starting their own businesses in the port towns of Mumbai and Kolkata. These Marwari merchants mostly hailed from a region in north eastern Rajastha...

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