Many physicists today postulate the existence of multiple universes, even when sober. We used to live in a world of infinite possibilities. Now we live in an infinite number of worlds. India shines. Democracy thrives. The economy booms. A hundred flyovers bloom. This is not that India. If you see your picture here one day, don’t worry. That’s not you.


This traditional Naga headgear is used to make small people look taller. It also enables the wearer to be seen from a distance, so that subjects can prepare to be worshipful. Before walkie-talkies were invented, Naga warriors used these to find each other in the jungle. Particularly useful for locating small children in shopping mall car parks.


4 comments on “KNOW YOUR HATS : NAGALAND

  1. umasanthy
    July 4, 2012

    Hmm…Interesting one !

  2. j4n
    November 15, 2012

    Belated Diwali, Shovonc; Have you seen latest high-res photo from Nasa, of
    India during Diwali? Looking very much the same as Ganesha.

    • shovonc
      November 24, 2012

      Thank you. Had no idea about the Ganesha thing. So that’s why we spend so much money on space missions.

    • j4n
      November 24, 2012

      Don’t always have to see, though it’s true.

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