In the busy-ness of everyday I usually forget how beautifully magic of madness works. It has always been the underlying force of my being, but I do sober down in an ever calming, lush farm that i work from. But this morning worked real hard and successfully found all the cues that led me to the feeling that was kept wrapped in a tiny lil box away.
Stay stubborn lil heart, stumble, tumble but stay stubborn.
For the lovers of universe and believers of madness and things alike: Ben Howard - Promise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVUOTzoVeZA Rahat Fateh Ali Khan - Halka Halka https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDeiFK12bzc
Tucked away from the hustle bustle of capital city of Gujrat, lost in time yet well remembered is the city's one of the oldest structures and architectural marvel Adalaj ni vav... Built in 1499 A.D. by Queen Rudabai this step-well or Vav, as it is called in Gujrati, is intricately carved and is several stories in depth. The designs on its walls & pillars are highly intricate and show a great deal of intense workmanship. The motifs of leaves, flowers, birds, fish detailed out with outstanding ornamental designs, leave you awestruck. In the past, these step wells were frequented by travelers and caravans as stopovers along trade routes.
This vav has five stories and three gates to enter. The first ingress leads you to a beautiful mandap, telling tales of queenswith her maids, the beauty of their shringar is resonating in the detailed carvings in niches & staircases. The octahedral dome shows the consequences of time on its shredding walls. The structure is flanked by balconies…