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Infinity Scarf

Anchal’s one-of-a-kind infinity style or circle scarf consists of four layers of vintage cotton sari held together by a traditional Indian kantha stitch. Each handcrafted circle scarf features the hand-stitched name of each artisan.

– Made by an Artisan in Ajmer
– Machine wash in cold water and tumble dry low. Remove from dryer promptly.
– 9″x 68″
Every purchase of an Anchal product provides an artisan with a full-time job, health care benefits, design training, and educational workshops.

Shop through https://diningforwomen.org/the-marketplace/ to support DFW programs.

$60

Large Kantha Pouch

Anchal’s Large Pouch is perfect for travel accessories, a small laptop or an evening clutch. Lined with sturdy cotton canvas, each unique pouch is created from vintage cotton sari and held together by a kantha stitch.

– Made by an artisan in Ajmer
– 11″h x 16″w; zipper closure
– Spot clean only

Every purchase of an Anchal product provides an artisan with a full-time job, health care benefits, design training, and educational workshops.

Shop through https://diningforwomen.org/the-marketplace/ to support DFW programs.

$52

Books

Non-Fiction

India: In Word and Image, Revised, Expanded and Updated

By Eric Meola, Welcome Books, 2013

This 280-page book is newly redesigned to include even more photos by Meola.

From Amazon: This revised and expanded version of Eric Meola’s 2008 India takes the reader on a journey through Mumbai, Rajasthan, Agra, Dungarpur, along desert roads, to the Ganges water’s edge, including spectacular ruins, the Taj Mahal, and the Festival of Elephants, capturing the spectacle and vibrant colors of these ancient regions.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: India

DK Books, 2014

From Amazon: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: India will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer, with regional coverage stretching from the Great Himalayas of the north to the tropical peninsula of the south.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: India explores the culture, history, and architecture of this country, accompanied by full-color photographs, 3-D cutaway illustrations, and floor plans of all the must-see sights. Find out all you need to know about key sights with absorbing sections on temples, shrines, and places of worship, as well as listings of hotels, restaurants, shops, entertainment, tours, scenic walks and more.

Films

The Story of India

This is a multi-part journey through India’s history. Available for streaming on Amazon Prime.

The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking

This series features India: Heart of the Spice World in its first episode. Available for streaming on Amazon Prime.

Music

A.R. Rahman’s Greatest Hits

From Vacha:

He is one of the famous musicians in India. He was born in the year 1967 in

Chennai. He is one of the top 25 all-time top selling recording from India. He is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician, multi-instrumentalist and philanthropist. He has a huge fan following all over the world and his fans refer to him as the Mozart of Madras. Rehman was the recipient of the Mauritius National Award and the Malaysian Award in the year 1995.He was also awarded with Padma Bhushan in the year 2010. This great musician was also the recipient of many more awards.

Traditional Music of India by Ali Akbar Khan

From Vacha:

This famous Hindustani classical musician was born in the year 1922. He played a great role in popularizing the classical music all over the world. He was famous for his brilliant compositions and his knowledge of the sarode. This famous musician has played a great role both as a performer and as a teacher. He was nominated for five gammy awards and was awarded as India’s second highest civilian honor, the Padma Vibhushan, in the year 1989. His journey ended and this famous musician died in the year 2009.