For a decade, ever since her parents died, Ria Verma (Shefali Shetty) has lived in the household of her beloved uncle and aunt’s f…
Watercolor by Rao Bahadur M. V. Dhurandha
Fine Art Prints | Steve McCurry
Dorothy Gray Jewel of India lipstick ad, 1960s
The game of Snakes & Ladders was created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev. It was originally called ‘Mokshapat’. The ladders in the game represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices. The game was played with cowrie shells and dices. In time, the game underwent several modifications, but its meaning remained the same, i.e. good deeds take people to heaven and evil to a cycle of rebirths.