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.


  • Title: Haara (Hearth)
  • Location: Jhanda Kalan, Mansa, 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 (Mud)
  • Region: Malwa
  • Earth Craft Technique: Brick masonry, Plastering

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