Entries by The Kashmiri Life

Short- Films and Jammu & Kashmir

  With the rise of Popular Culture in cinemas, literature, music and various forms of art, what can be a better form of expression than the latest trend of Short- Films? Undoubtedly, the most precious attribute of our valley is its multidimensional cultural heritage. The surreal beauty & its creative incarnations, emotions of people and their […]

Of Lost Home and Acceptance: Jammu and Kashmir

  Kashmiri Life is a platform where we look forward to the experiences, memories and wonders of Kashmiri people while living in Jammu and Kashmir. We look on the bright sides of the valley, the emotions attached to its divine beauty and day to day life.   But yesterday, we received a tale/poem about belonging […]

Let the Trees of Kashmir Guide You

  “A tree says: A kernel is hidden in me, a spark, a thought, I am life from eternal life. The attempt and the risk that the eternal mother took with me is unique, unique the form and veins of my skin, unique the smallest play of leaves in my branches and the smallest scar […]

10 Real- Unusual- Heavenly Pictures from Kashmir

  “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”- Margaret Wolfe Hungerford Kashmir is heaven on earth. No doubts! But what makes it beautiful? Its landscape scenic beauty? Snow covered length? Or Sun drenched sky? “Well, it is the human eye! It’s in the eye of the seeker, In the soul of the bearer. Because […]

Heart-Warming Stories from the State of Jammu and Kashmir

This year as India celebrated its 72nd Independence Day let us remind ourselves that ‘Unity in diversity’ is something that has always been our first identity and a matter of our pride. With India celebrating its Unity in diversity we bring you heart-warming stories of communal harmony from the most diverse state. ‘Kashmiriyat’ is the […]

Kashmir – The Perfect Destination for Your Monsoon Vacation

Celebrating Monsoon Showers From the mountains to the sea, the rain awakens every landscape and enhances the beauty of nature. Rain refreshes the mind and the soul. Monsoon in India is the most beautiful season and much-awaited for. Monsoon in India is not only about romancing the rain; it is an answer to the farmer’s […]

The Expert Wood- Carvers of Kashmir

  “Beauty is truth; truth beauty”, said John Keats and it stands apt for the luminous arts and craft culture of Kashmir. The first thought that crosses one’s mind while witnessing art in Kashmir is of awe as the unique and enchanting crafts synchronise with the beauty of our valley. While Kashmir is famous for […]

Your Offbeat Shopping Cart From Kashmir

“Keep some souvenirs of your past, or how will you ever prove it wasn’t all a dream?” From the majestic Chinar trees, the mighty Himalayas, the lush green hillsides, the mesmerising sounds of the Rabab, the finely woven Pashmina, the Dal Jheel reflecting ornamental walnut wood carved houseboats, the local Kashmiri chacha in pheran, the […]