Chulha, like this one, are part of the community kitchens in gurdwara, where they are used to cook large quantities of food for langar. These chulha are bigger in size and built using brick masonry to hold and support larger utensils that would be placed on it.


  • Title: Chulha (Hearth)
  • Location: Balra, Gurdaspur, Punjab
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Earth
  • Region: Majha
  • Earth Craft Technique: Masonry

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