Living with Art – A Home in rural Rajasthan

April 02, 2014

On a highway outside Jaisalmer, driving at 80kmph, I spot an artistically decorated walled enclave.

The driver is instructed to stop.

He is first confused about my request to visit the enclave that looks like a home. But after a few hurried explanations – he understands.

He alights from the car and walks to the gate.

He knocks.

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And enters.

 

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It turns out to be the home of an extended family belonging to a particular Bhil tribe.

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A family elder wearing a “Gokhru Saankli” earring

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A life that is bare & free from material entrapments. Yet overflowing with art!

 

jm

April 2014

 

 

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