Entries by The Kashmiri Life

Café culture in Kashmir

Kashmir is often seen as a city with its quintessential natural beauty with the place changing its color from green to yellow to orange with the season. Indeed Kashmir is rightly termed as ‘the Paradise on Earth’ for its own peculiar beauty. Keeping the beautiful backdrop in mind, on a cool sunny morning how would […]

The Apple of Paradise

Kashmir, so much diversity! The many shades of Kashmir will leave a sense of deep joy, contentment and satisfaction in you. It is only nature that will never fail you. Nature adds its dash of color to the dimmed overcast day. Today, let’s walk you through the ‘apple orchards’ of Kashmir. Kashmir is referred to as the ‘famous […]

The Magic Of Numdah Carpets

Just as the long-revered beauty of Kashmir, the bright orange, brown, red, gold, and yellow scattered leaves on the country roads gives a warm welcome to travelers from all over the world, a brief gaze at a beautiful Numdah carpet is also enough to bring out the art of poetry. From the spell bound beauty […]

Tracing the flavors of Kashmir spices

Kashmir along with its beauty is famous for the mouth-watering Kashmiri cuisine which is popular among the connoisseurs. Jammu and Kashmir, a state in Northern India can boast of several spices that bring out the authentic Kashmiri taste in various dishes. Spices like Saffron (Kesar), Kashmiri red chili powder (koshur martsivagun or koshur marchwagan), shahi […]

Famous Folk Dance forms of Kashmir

The city of Jammu and Kashmir reflects its myriad culture in a beautiful amalgamation of religion, festivals, food, art, crafts, dance and music. Amidst Kashmir’s rich scenic beauty lie its traditional dance forms. The city is dyed with vibrant hues of its peculiar beauty and its rich traditions. The traditional folk dance preserved by the […]

The Famous Thangka Paintings of Ladakh

While wandering in Ladakh, have you ever come across the Thangka paintings in the region? Ladakh, which has numerous names also has a rich art and culture. The lonely planet or the cold dessert comprises of the majority of Buddhist population. The place is mostly crowded with Tibetan Buddhists and monks who are peacefully living […]

The Traditional Kalari Cheese of Jammu and Kashmir

Just like the incredible beauty of Jammu and Kashmir, the flavors of Kashmiri cuisines are also incredible in taste. Kashmiri cuisines are famous for its unique spices and flavors. Among various varieties of Kashmiri cuisines, there are also some famous snacks which make Kashmiris gather on the streets to have a bite of those delicacies. […]