Tag: A Glimpse of our culture

Our Folk Songs

Unit Six: A glimpse (sight, scene, hint, preview) of our culture (nation, philosophy) 

Lesson 1: Our folk (traditional, common, popular, general, informal) songs Read More

Nakshi Kantha

                                                   Lesson 2: Nakshi Kantha

Nakshi kantha is a kind of embroidered (sewed, sewn, inflated) quilt. The name was taken from the Bengali word, ‘naksha’ which means artistic (creative, imaginative, inventive) pattern (design, pattern, shape, form, decoration). It is a kind of traditional craft (skill, ability) and is said to be indigenous (native, local, original, homegrown) to Bangladesh and West Bengal in India. Read More