Haara | Hearth


Category: Vastu
Location: Bhalsi, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Admixture, Earth (Mud)
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This pair of haara was built in a semi-open space near the gher (cattle shed) of a house. The larger, cylindrical haara was used to heat milk whereas the smaller one was used to prepare the feed for the cattle.

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