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10 Surprising Health Benefits Of Kashmiri Saffron


Saffron or ‘kesar’, is a wonder spice found in every Kashmiri household and occupies a special place in our hearts. From being added to pulaav for its unique flavour, boiled in tea for aroma, to being used as seasoning on kheer – it is one spice which the Kashmiri kitchen cannot do without! Famously known […]

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About a Kashmiri Pandit Wedding

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About a Kashmiri Pandit Wedding Weddings are quite an elaborate affair, and Kashmiri weddings more so! The seemingly never-ending list of pre-wedding, wedding and post wedding functions is something most Kashmiris are familiar with. And that’s what makes the amalgam of love, beauty and families (or simply, marriage), more […]

Hilarious Things Kashmiri Girls Say When They Mix Kashmiri and Urdu


Apko nai baithay gaa Ye Mujhko cousin brother hai Maine usko lithnake choda Os ne muje bohat taang laya Time kya huwa?  paanch minute upar dus Aaaj tavan padgaya Network ko thrath padgayi Mujhe pink colour buhat khush hota hai Tum ne kya pakda? me ne commerce pakda Tumko mat kaastyambar hai Usne mje khoshkyeth […]

Kashmiri Marriage/Relationship Survey Results

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What is more important to Kashmiris in a marriage/relationship Below chart shows what Kashmiris find more important in a marriage or relationship. Trust leads the charts, followed by respect and honesty. If we look at these findings through gender prism, for women respect is most important, followed by loyalty and trust. In contrast for men. […]

Insights From Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey of Kashmiris Living Outside

Highest Education Qualification of Kashmiris Living Outside the Valley

Gyawun conducted a survey recently through its telegram group which has audience of Kashmiris living outside of valley only. Huge number of people participated in our Kashmir survey. To get honest and true responses the survey participation was kept anonymous. We thank our community members for their participation in this survey and help us bring […]

Live Kashmir Updates

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 Please join our group on Telegram to ask questions and see updates We will be posting on this group regularly 2:46 PM Video Source Aaqib Bashir 10:29 AM 10 Aug 10:37 Pm 9 Aug Anantnag SI Touseef 9419050051 Baramulah DSP 9419128305 Budgam SHO 8991121135 Budshah nagar   9419871416 FATEH Kadal SHO 9419042317 Harwan SHO […]

An Engineer by 10 to 5 and Fitness Trainer by 6 to 9, This Man Inspires Many


Tell us about yourself  I am Salman Bukhari, an engineer by profession. I am basically from Kreeri village in Baramulla, which is around 40 kms away from Srinagar. My schooling has been from Kreeri itself and later I completed my Engineering from SSM College of Engineering and Technology. I have been training fitness aspirants for […]

English Names For Kashmiri Eatables

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Haakh: Collard Greens or Kale Monj Haakh: Knol khol TSochael: Mallow Kretcz: Knapweed Handh: Dandelion greens Leesae: Red Amaranth Nunnar: Purslane Bamchoonth: Quince WanPalakh- Goose foot Kral Mound- Shepherds purse Saze Posh- Holly hock Nadur – Lotus Stem Praan – Shallots Aubuj – Rumex Mawal- Cockscomb Wushkofur = Camphor Zaitoon til = Olive oil Tila goggul […]

Modern Kashmiri Girl Names

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Are you looking for some unique name for your Kashmiri daughter?  Here are a few of our suggestions which are modern, trendy and of which your daughter will be proud of: Aabshar Aayat Afsa Ahana Ahba Aimaa Aira Aisha Ajar Ajawa Ajwa Al Hawra Alaa Aleezay Alezeh Aliena Alisha Alishba Aliza Alvira Amairah Amal Amima […]

Meet Yawar Abdal, The Guy Behind Everyone’s Fav Song Tamanna

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Article by Taha Firdous Long vacations to motherland, reconnection with the air that holds legends of poets, fingers running through beats of music, Yawar Abdal, popularly known as the Tamanna boy lays back barefoot on the lush green grass of his lawn at home in Srinagar and thinks of Kashmir – the paradise on earth, […]

Meet the New Homebaker in Town Who Bakes Delicious Cupcakes

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Interview by Taha Firdous Tell us about yourself My name is Sanah Jeelani. I have  done a BSc in Human Resources And Psychology from Middlesex University, Dubai. I recently came up with my online business of baking cakes and cupcakes and I’m enjoying what I do. How did you come up with the idea of […]

From Lawyer to an Entrepreneur, Meet Malika Shah


Interview by Taha Firdous Shah Tell us about yourself Hello, I’m Malika. Born and brought up in Kashmir, I did my schooling from Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School, Rajbagh, Srinagar after which I went to Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Amira Kadal for two years. I then opted for law in Kashmir University to pursue […]

Meet The Lady Who is Bringing Kashmiri Women YAKJUT (Together)

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Interview by Taha Firdous Shah Tell us about yourself My name is Syed Hanaz Tariq. I did my schooling from Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School, Srinagar. After that, I moved out of state for my higher education. I graduated in 2018 and now I am currently working as an automation engineer with a Chinese Automation […]

Top Religious Places To Visit in Kashmir

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There are many facades to Kashmir which cannot be overlooked while visiting this place for sure. And of the aspect is the mystical and spiritual vibe that surrounds the whole valley and binds different religions together. To experience such soul healing experience you should visit some centuries old shrines that adorn this heaven on earth. […]


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Article by Taha Firdous VISIT DACHIGAM NATIONAL PARK It is always a delight for kids to play and enjoy in nature. Dachigam National Park is one such destination where you can both enjoy the beauty of nature and find amazing and rear species of animals. The great big black bear, Hangul, Leopard, etc. are some […]