India

This month’s quiz is based on the Kalamkari art form, a popular form of textile art involving hand or block painted designs using natural dyes, which originated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.    What fabric is Kalamkari art done on? …

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Madhubani Art From this month, we embark on a new quiz series on Indian folk art forms. This month’s quiz is based on Madhubani art form, a popular form of art practiced in Mithila region, Bihar in the Indian subcontinent. …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Airavatesvara Temple located in Darasuram, near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, the last of the Great Living Chola Temples. 1.Name the great Chola King who built the Airavatesvara Temple in Darasuram. a.Raja Raja Chola …

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Quiz Time Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites Around India This month’s quiz is based on important Cultural as well as Natural Heritage sites all around India. 1. Name the world’s oldest university which was once a center for thriving education, …

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This month’s quiz is based on Mahabalipuram , a world heritage site which is very famous for ancient monuments and temples located near Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India.               1. On which coast is …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Somnath temple, known for its magnificent architecture, intricate carvings, and spectacular doors and mandapam. 1. Name the state in India where the Somnath temple is located: a. Madhya Pradesh b. Rajasthan c. Gujarat …

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Pandharpur is known for many great devotees of Lord Panduranga. One such exceptional devotee was Gorakumbhar. He was a potter by profession, and yet he was always engrossed only in chanting Lord Vittal’s (Panduranga’s) name. Once a tragic incident happened …

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Hey kids! Care to test your knowledge about Indian temple architecture? Let us take you through the caves of Ajanta and Ellora and see if this quiz challenge helps you learn about the caves…

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For kids growing in the West, how would a jaunt into their core culture and tradition feel? Getting back to their roots…. This summer, GOD had arranged a two-day camp designed especially for children that live outside India on July 16-17. The kids were exposed to a variety of Indian traditions – from art, archaeology, entertainment, customs, ethics, science and what not – all rooted in the Indian tradition. One of the young participants gives an account of the enriching experience.

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This month’s quiz is on the famous Nalanda University, one of world’s most ancient universities and once a thriving center of higher education in India.

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