History of Indian Chess Pieces Chess was played in India from ancient time with the patronage from the Royals. The earlier name of chess is Chaturanga. (having four limbs or army) – Elephants, chariots, cavalry, and infantry. All The epic Kurukshetra war took only eighteen days after the treachery Kauravas used in Chaturanga played against […]
Wood Carving Of Rajasthan The wood carving of Rajasthan is a mixture of Rajputana and Rajasthan art form. The wood carvings were indispensable in Royal places. The artists in Rajasthan carry a rich tradition in this delicate and painstaking work. Hand molding or hand carving is a major art creating poetry in wood. Barmer is […]
Chathuranga, the earliest form of Chess which was originated in India refers to four divisions of an army- elephants, chariots, cavalry and infantry. Thus elephants were the integral part of ‘war and peace’ for time immemorial.