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History Corner

Nothing fancy, just vibes. This one for fellow history geeks!

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Medieval Occult Classics

Manuscripts from the Medieval Muslim World

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Gurdwaras of Pakistan

Pakistan's rich Sikh heritage

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Nastaliq

The history of one of the most popular Urdu scripts

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Kohl

Retracing the origins of one of the most popular local cosmetics

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Madain: The City Complex

Digging into the history of Madain, an ancient city complex we hear of in Urdu folklore

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Pharwala Fort

The Last Symbol of Gakkhar Rule in the Potohar Region

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Tea

Chaye and Kehwa: Pakistan's favourite hot beverages

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Tapae

A thrilling regional game from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Folk Art: Chitrali Rings

Rings made from antelope horns, a practice steeped in tradition and folklore. 

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Biryani

Culinary history: one of Pakistan's favourite celebratory savouries. 

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In Memoriam: Dr. Alareer

Translations of "If I Must Die" from Pakistan

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Traditions Going Extinct

Rural Life in Pakistan - Part 1

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