This photo story is on Akhara. Akhara is an Indian word for a place of practice with facilities for boarding, lodging, and training, both in the context of Indian martial artists or a sampradaya monastery for religious renunciates in Guru–Shishya tradition. There are 3 distinct belief-system Sampradayas (Vaishnava, Shaivite, and Dashanami sampradaya), each of which follows one of 3 types of Guru–Shishya parampara lineage (Deva, Rishi and Manav parampara). While akhara is a place where practicing martial artists lodge and train under a martial art guru, akhara is also usually an arena for the dangal organized among the competing sports person. The major traditional Indian-origin martial arts akhara, mostly focused on wrestling and Pehlwani. This project came to halt due to pandemic.