Andretta, Himachal

photo documentation

Andretta,
Himachal Pradesh
Travel blog



#Andretta is a village and an artist’s colony in #Himachal Pradesh(India). This village is situated near Palampur in the Kangra District, with #Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas as a backdrop.

Housing Structure

 

Housing style is mainly based on typography and climate of the region. Houses are made out of locally available resources. The main elements of structure are stone, wood and cow dung.

Culture

Ancestor worship is a common practise in #Pahari region and is said to aim at acquiring punya (merit) for the living, by aiding the departed to rejoin their ancestors. Read more on…
https://indianminiatureart.wordpress.com/portfolio/ancestor-worship/

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