Kaliyug, the Age of Kali, is one of the four stages of life in the cycle of Yugas. Hindus believe that the world travels through these four stages, changing the consciousness of mankind gradually.
It is a dark age, in which civilisation degenerates. It is expected to last 432,000 years, and we're currently living through it.
Mathura is a city in Northern India. It is 50 km north of Agra, and 150 km south of Delhi.
Jaggery is a concentrated, non-refined sugar, made from cane or palm juice without removing the molasses.
Recipe: Jaggery-caramelised Walnuts
Cholis are tight-fitting blouses with short sleeves and a low neck. They leave the midriff exposed and are normally worn with a matching sari.