Haara | Hearth


Category: Vastu
Location: Jhanda Kalan, Mansa, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth (Mud)
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This haara was used to heat water for bathing and had an aluminium vessel built into it. The vessel would be filled with water to heat it and a smaller container was used to fetch the hot water from the haara.

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