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Pestemals

Pestemals        Pestemals are our current summer obsession. A flat woven towel, pestemals are the perfect, versatile piece for any adventure you find yourself on; camping, traveling, hiking, picnicking, swimming, or general home use. The pestemals carried in our shop...

Rogan Painting

     Our first stop on our adventure through the Kutch region of Gujarat was to see the world famous Rogan painting in Nirona Village. This art is currently only produced by one family in the traditional method which goes back hundreds of years. Rogan painting is done...

Copper Bells

     While on our last adventure through Bhuj, we stopped in to see a craftsman making traditional copper bells. The bells begin as scrap metal. Strips in the desired length and width are cut using heavy shears. The strips are then hammered into shape. Three pieces of...

I Was a Sari

   I Was a Sari is social enterprise based in Mumbai. The organization trains and employs women who live in nearby slums. The women create beautiful jewelry, bags, scarves, and other accessories out of old saris. Developed to not only achieve high social impact, they...

Lacquerware

           One of the first stops Katrina insisted on making during the adventures through the Kutch was at the lacquer artists. Not only beautiful, the lacquerware is durable and useful! The items made and selected for the shop are all items they use in their own...

In Someone Else’s Shoes Bookclub

In partnership with The Neverending Bookshop, we are pleased to share with you our book club, In Someone Else's Shoes! Through a variety of literary styles, we will read a book each month which is written by an author from a culture and point of view that are...

Rollers at Sankara – June

We are making some sweet rollers! Calm & Collected is your daily stress support. Not that any of us have stress... but if we WERE... this would be the roller for helping our limbic system calm the heck down. Chill Pill is for your furry pet. During fireworks or...

Mahjong Social Club

Looking for a group to play mahjong? Want to learn mahjong? Join us at Zulu's Board Game Cafe for an evening of fun, friends, and tiles! We will be playing the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesdays of each month from 6:30 pm to (at least) 8:30 pm. When not on the computer,...

Bollywood Stitch & B!tch

Need to get away for a few hours? Come join us for a free evening of friendship, crafts, and Bollywood entertainment! We will provide light refreshments, tea, water, and coloring sheets for those who need something to keep their hands busy. You are welcome to bring a...

Rollers at Sankara – May

The ever popular rollers are BACK!!! Get a little education and have a lot of fun with us because hey, we are a fun crowd!!! $10 gets you your choice of roll-on and tonight we will be featuring two classics: Seasonal Relief (especially for pollen haters) Snooze Button...

Winter Henna Schedule

Our drop in events are the perfect time to stop in for a simple design. Prices range from $5-40 (more elaborate designs require a private appointment). Drop in anytime between 1 PM and 3 PM (unless otherwise noted), no appointment needed! Bring a few friends or family...

Sankara in the Wild

We’ve Arrived in Mumbai

After a ridiculous amount of hours, two plane rides, and lots of giggles, we've made it to Mumbai! And, as Katrina has been awake for 36 hours now, she's going to take a quick nap and then start the tour! Tune in for the next blog post where Dana and Noreen will give...

Preparing to Depart

As all the last minute preparations are taking place, Katrina reached out one last time to the amazing women who are joining Sankara's Adventure through India and Nepal. Noreen and Dana have both done a bit of traveling, but neither have visited India before. As this...

Follow along on our adventure!

It's getting to be that time where Katrina, and her adventure companions, head to India! Katrina will be trying to post as frequently as possible. She will post daily if she can, but that is entirely dependent on internet connection. By following here, you can keep...

First Day Impressions from Tammy & Randy

A pair of friends from Seattle have joined Katey for a portion of her trip! Tammy and Randy flew into Delhi very early in the morning, and are still recovering from the 12.5 hour time change. But, as Katey is a task master, they were up and out in the morning into the...

Raksha Bandhan

Katey arrived safely in New Delhi! Her flights were uneventful, and she's settling into her new time zone, with the help of a LOT of coffee. As today is a holiday, she is catching up with some friends, and finalizing details for later in the trip, so not the most...

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