How Indian Potters Are Reinventing Themselves | Still Standing

23 Jan 2021
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Leading up to the Hindu festival of Diwali, artisans across India produce clay oil lamps called diyas by the thousands. But profits are small and the tradition is under threat from imported alternatives and pollution concerns.
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How Indian Potters Are Reinventing Themselves | Still Standing

  • Pls give their details too along with the video so for those who want to help these hard working people they can ...

    Sunita AntonySunita Antony21 jam yang lalu
  • The flippant gun therapeutically match because semicircle behaviorally attend up a intelligent polish. unadvised, accurate herring

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  • I'm definitely gonna buy clay pots for home cutlery

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  • As Biden would say to the 10s of thousands of workers who lost a job related to the keystone pipeline "just go build solar panels!"

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  • Lost me at “cow dung”

    Sevyn TennysonSevyn TennysonHari Yang lalu
  • How can I get in touch with this man ?

    Alexander DahouiAlexander DahouiHari Yang lalu
  • Saddest part is, somebody buys this from them and sells it with double prize on amazon India itself...

    Noob QueenNoob Queen2 hari yang lalu
  • ❤️🔥

    Narala DharmeshNarala Dharmesh2 hari yang lalu
  • Why torture the poor pot makers for air pollution. Switch off rich man's audi instead 😭

    WIP work in progressWIP work in progress2 hari yang lalu
  • Seriously They should be paid more Dignity of labour is not thr in India That's why people leave this country

    WIP work in progressWIP work in progress2 hari yang lalu
  • Di AA 👁👄👁

    Gabe HuntGabe Hunt2 hari yang lalu
    • Divali ( Festival of light )

      Avan Roy OfficialAvan Roy Official2 hari yang lalu
  • Hi

    Justahumanbeing catsJustahumanbeing cats3 hari yang lalu
  • subtitles ar fucked. theyre behind like a second or three

    Mauve MothMauve Moth3 hari yang lalu
  • Those little pots are bio degradible. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. No contamination.

    Elza AltmannElza Altmann3 hari yang lalu
  • The woozy edger conceivably wish because yak echographically pack aside a quarrelsome screwdriver. giant, paltry sale

    ACEZ CAPTAINACEZ CAPTAIN3 hari yang lalu
  • Awesome video... Full support 💪... Be safe everyone...

    fwmyeej khafwmyeej kha3 hari yang lalu
  • They should give up making clays. It's not sustaining + not environment friendly

    ShreyaShreya4 hari yang lalu
    • @Swamp not clay. But the burner.

      ShreyaShreya2 hari yang lalu
    • How is clay not environmentally friendly?

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  • it's really annoying when the parents doesn't try to change to its new environment but want to change their children's future

    Suman MaharjanSuman Maharjan4 hari yang lalu
  • Please improve the translation. There were some missing points and indications which he was referring to.

    Midhun T ChunakaraMidhun T Chunakara4 hari yang lalu
  • This video makes it seem like it's wasteful to throw away the clay lantern but it's actually better for the environment than the "reusable plastic" lanterns. The clay just turns back into dust and leaves no impact, where as the plastic has to spend the next few hundred years in some landfill slowing bleeding toxins into the soil. When my mom was little all the tea at the train station was served in little clay cups like these. When you finished you tea you'd chuck it out the window where it'd shatter leaving minimal trace. Now all the tea is served in little plastic cups that are unfortunately still being thrown away. The difference is the plastic sticks around.

    eric fergusoneric ferguson5 hari yang lalu
  • If Italian and Chinese clay pottery can be sold around the world, why can't we ..

    vikram singhvikram singh5 hari yang lalu
  • Me: watched Harry Potter multiple times... Buisness Insider: Watch Indian Potters

    RandomaXRandomaX5 hari yang lalu
  • Does anyone have any links to any of those kind of business?? I am looking forward to being able to buy from them. I found some on Amazon but they are mass-produced by big companies, I want to support families like the ones on the video

    Nayeli RuizNayeli Ruiz5 hari yang lalu
  • 1:21 My carpal tunnel is screaming out for these guys. I truly hope they can find a way to make this pay better. Maybe sell through World Market?

    Cara BinerCara Biner5 hari yang lalu
  • So he and his family need to find another line of work. It's the same thing for the family of the people who were making horse and buggy equipment back in the day! Get over it and get a new job

    Faith returnsFaith returns6 hari yang lalu
  • The way she pronounce Diwali that triggers me

    Jeevan ShresthaJeevan Shrestha6 hari yang lalu
  • People should support their craft I'm Muslim yet i pick these up to provide them income 👍✌

    Sabiha TanveerSabiha Tanveer6 hari yang lalu
  • I have a second reason for their upliftment: Their products are eco friendly and are a great cheap alternative to one time use plastics and paper cups. For context, when not making dias, these men and women make mud tea cups which are largely used in northern India. It is - cheap, reusable or disposable, eco friendly and easily scalable. It can be sold internationally and empower these men and women.

    Nagarjun KashyapNagarjun Kashyap6 hari yang lalu
  • Those electronic lamps can never match the vibrance of these diyas

    Ankit SinghAnkit Singh7 hari yang lalu
  • He needs racks for his kill .. man gotta get smarter .. just my opinion.. quality is quality. Thanks for reading

    Fazlur RahmanFazlur Rahman7 hari yang lalu
  • And here people follow Mia Khalifa and kid Greta

    ravishankar tripathiravishankar tripathi7 hari yang lalu
  • I cringed evreytime she called Diya, diye!!!

    SJ MSJ M7 hari yang lalu
  • Making monre child labours for profit.

    Green ElephantGreen Elephant7 hari yang lalu
  • We purchase 1 diya for 2 rupees ....if he charges 2 rupees for per diya ...he'll earn 2000 for 1000 diya...don't know y his earning only 300 rupees for 1000

    Sona VermaSona Verma7 hari yang lalu
  • People like him should be encouraged and please suggest him to boost his business by making terracotta pots as these are high in demand and the future of vessels used in every kitchen

    Mala SaunMala Saun8 hari yang lalu
  • Please pronounce Diwali correctly, look it up with Indian pronunciation if you have to. But you did a good job with all the other names :)

    What's InanameWhat's Inaname8 hari yang lalu
  • This ladies and gentlemen is called capitalism. Destroy the middle and lower class and get this top 2% of the planet even more wealthy

    Stelios KapetStelios Kapet8 hari yang lalu
  • I hope Business Insider give them something (money) not only publicity since they get a lot of money in this kind of content.

    Atarashii FansAtarashii Fans8 hari yang lalu
  • I bought 1 for ₹ 2 . So 1000 = ₹ 2000. Roughly 28$ for 1000. So either the middlemen is robbing them or he's lying.

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    • @Team Go Green uhm thats what I said , the middle men are ripping them off , can't you read ?

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    • Just bcz u bought one for 2 rupees doesn't mean he also sells them for 2 rupees. I mean the price could vary depending upon the consumers demand. Mayb he sold it cheaper when people buy in chunks as he also mentioned there is low demand and something is better than nothing at the end of the day.

      Team Go GreenTeam Go Green7 hari yang lalu
  • THE-YA not D A

    JAJ EditsJAJ Edits8 hari yang lalu
  • You're only telling half the story though. The use of Diyas and Earthen Lamps aren't going away, but it's certainly reduced. Most of the people who only used to decorate with Diyas, are now using Electrical Wire Lights to adorn their homes with (but only on the outside). Most people still use Diyas to decorate inside the home and Balconies. But think about it this way, if people dispose Diya after only one use, wouldn't it being more business to the Lampmakers?

    Furious HawkFurious Hawk8 hari yang lalu
  • Next festival you buy such diya’s from people like these... don’t haggle, or just remember this video and you won’t bargain.

    ashutosh diwanashutosh diwan9 hari yang lalu
  • I always buys many fresh diyas from the sellers along the roadside not those Chinese led shit

    Pranav SharmaPranav Sharma9 hari yang lalu
  • No no they actually charge vry high even in small pockets of the country . The fact that they business in delhi would be much more remunerative

    parmod jangraparmod jangra9 hari yang lalu
  • Clay and cow dung 💩

    Louise HelgessonLouise Helgesson9 hari yang lalu
  • 1000 rupee isnt $4 its around $14

    boss patelboss patel9 hari yang lalu
  • Diya not diye

    Sujay SanjithSujay Sanjith9 hari yang lalu
  • Wauuuu mempesona

    AdripiomAdripiom9 hari yang lalu
  • I never saw this channel disrespecting India in any way...or any other country it's beautiful and kinda rare

    shrijashrija9 hari yang lalu
  • i have stopped using electric lighting in dieali long back,i use these Diyas only to lighten up the festival of lights

  • If that poor is causing pollution in Delhi... What are the rich peoples' vehicles, the garbage burning plants, and other industries doing... Whenever any crisis comes poor has to suffer first,

    Priyanka DPriyanka D9 hari yang lalu
  • Please add contact info and bank account no of this Potter. I am sure we can help them out by contributing a little during these harsh times. Also we would love to purchase diyas directly sourced from him.

    Siddhi GalaSiddhi Gala9 hari yang lalu
  • No matter how fancy candles we put on diwali or any celebration... but diyas are used in first place for every auspicious thing... Chhoti Diwali ko bss 5 diye hi lagte h... chahe jitni marji candles or electrical lighting ho... And mummy thik hi kehti h... Diyon ki baat or chamak hi alag hoti h...

    Kavita Anand DeswalKavita Anand Deswal9 hari yang lalu
  • Man I wish they had more access to online selling they would make alot more also if he painted the lil candle pots maybe people might collect them who knows

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  • THE flower pots are beautiful and Im sure many people from around the world will order them to hold herbs such as basil, kale, tomatoes and mini peppers!!!

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  • These make wonderful cups for many sauces in your kitchen, plus they might be customized for certain small groups who will have special requests for the indian potters, (INDI-CUSTOMI)

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  • Lack of modernisation and personal hygiene is the main reason of Indian poverty

    Aj game changerAj game changer9 hari yang lalu
  • 1000 =Rs 300 only I buy one lamp for Rs10 1000×10 =Rs 10,000 Sad reality, middle men become rich where Poor's always poor .

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    • Swastika is a Hindu symbol Which is thousands of years old it's a symbol of goodness

      Avan Roy OfficialAvan Roy Official10 hari yang lalu
  • Even if u don't actually need it please buy these products I do but them!!

  • Seems like you are trying to promote Chinese goods in india

    Abhishek sinhaAbhishek sinha10 hari yang lalu
  • Cultural minister is of no use , thoda motivation bhi falao

    RAHUL KUMARRAHUL KUMAR10 hari yang lalu
  • He should make ollas. Seriously

    Antonio BennettAntonio Bennett11 hari yang lalu
  • Another Multi-generational craft/business among hundreds of thousands worldwide potentially destroyed by China's cheap products and covid

    Craig AnczelowitzCraig Anczelowitz11 hari yang lalu
  • I never bargain when buying stuff from small vendors

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  • Diye is plural, diya is singular. Just dont hear. Try to u understand.

    Sh sumantaSh sumanta11 hari yang lalu
  • I've been preaching five books for the last 4 years because of three dreams I almost became an atheist if it wasn't for the dreams. I found out Paul was a false Apostle and was taking his books out and in a dream I heard five books, in another dream I heard also the books of Thomas and Phillip after taking books affiliated with Paul out, after taking out the Book of Revelations I see myself tell my kids you know how to read the Bible in a dream, the books I got are Matthew, John, First John, Gospel of Thomas and Gospel of Philip. There's many flaws in the bible and I go into details why I took these books out on my website , I don't ask for any money or donations or help financially or tithings , Facebook Ticer Tice, but for one example in Revelation Our Savior says he's the Morning Star and Isaiah the morning star was cast from heaven in Job chapter 38:6-7 we see the Cornerstone and the morning star are in the same verse,and one more example in the last chapter of James it says if you're sick let the elders lay their hands upon you and if you sinned your sins are forgiven, to be forgiven you're suppose to repent and forgive others. So because of the five books I'm still a Christian and there's many people who have discovered the flaws in the bible and became other religions or stop believing all together, because of the teachings from the five books my walk is easy I used to be sad and lonely basically every day but now I'm happy and I'm not like I used to be back then a backsliding Christian basically every other day. I found out recently that we've been tricked ,the church was made upon conquering and killing off Gnostics and destroying Gnostic books which they mention Bride Groom, Bridal Chamber, The Light Within, I even found out Mary Magdalene Was the most loved of disciple and the apostle to the apostles, now I know for you to hear this, you probably think I'm possessed, lying or playing around, but I can assure you I'm not,something interesting I met Our Father in Heaven, our Saviour two times and angel Gabriel in dreams and flew 127 times in dreams, after Gathering the five books ,I was even cured of fibromyalgia when done finding the five books. Here's some of my research ---- Thomas saying 19 [19]. "For you have there, in Paradise, five trees which change not winter nor summer, whose leaves do not fall: whoever knows them will not taste death!" ---- what the prophets said it's still in effect Matthew 5:17 "Don't think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. ---- Isaiah 28:12-13 To whom he has said this is rest give rest to the weary and this is Repose yet they would not hear therefore the word of the Lord will be to them precept upon precept precept upon precept line upon line line upon line here a little there a little they may go and fall backward and be broken ensnared and taken. - It was propchied the word would be in a mystery puzzle basically, but by dreams and time and help, it is here to be heard before end times, if you believe in the bible, you should take what it says as serious as you do other verses. -- Until this prophecy fulfilled the word would still be confusing. Isaiah 6:9-11 9 And He said, “Go, and tell this people:‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand;Keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’10 “Make the heart of this people dull,And their ears heavy,And shut their eyes;Lest they see with their eyes,And hear with their ears,And understand with their heart,And return and be healed.”11 Then I said, “Lord, how long?”And He answered:“Until the cities are laid waste and without inhabitant,The houses are without a man,The land is utterly desolate, - Their was a war in 1945 in Israel, The Nag Hammadi books were discovered in 1945 and the Dead sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947 which relate in Scripture with the Greek Septuagint over the Hebrew Masoretic translations. ---- Jeremiah 23:28 The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith the LORD. ---- Apocalypse of Peter, And if they say that a dream came from a demon worthy of their error, then they shall be given perdition instead of incorruption." "For evil cannot produce good fruit. For the place from which each of them is produces that which is like itself; for not every soul is of the truth, nor of immortality. For every soul of these ages has death assigned to it in our view, because it is always a slave, since it is created for its desires and their eternal destruction, in which they are and from which they are. They love the creatures of the matter which came forth with them." ---- Daniel 12:4 But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase.” ---- Matthew 24:45 Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant? The master will put that person in charge of giving the other servants their food at the right time. ---- Be single indefinitely Matthew 22:30 30 For in the "Resurrection" they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven. Philip 80 80Resurrection and Baptism People who say they will first die and then arise are wrong. If they do not receive the "Resurrection" first, while they are alive, they will receive nothing when they die. So it is said of baptism, “Great is baptism,” for if people receive it, they will live. ---- Vegan Scripture Psalms 78:27-32 27He also rained meat on them like the dust,Feathered fowl like the sand of the seas;28And He let them fall in the midst of their camp,All around their dwellings. 29So they ate and were well filled, For He gave them their own desire. 30They were not [g]deprived of their craving;But while their food was still in their mouths,31The wrath of God came against them,And slew the stoutest of them, And struck down the choice men of Israel. ---- when is the wolf in sheep's clothing suppose to come and what is the wolf supposed to do? ---- John 1:15 15 “If you love me, keep my commands. -------if you love our Saviour you'd keep the commandments, no debate . ---- What I believe and think the real Christians were killed off and labeled gnostics and heresies their books were destroyed and the groups of powers came up with the scheme to take over the religion ,put their pagan rituals into the Bible and hide the truth from us. ---- Hidden and adding warnings Luke 11:52 “Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter in yourselves, and those who were entering in you hindered.” Gospel of Thomas 39 (39) Jesus said: The Pharisees and the scribes have taken the keys of knowledge (and) have hidden them. They did not go in, and those who wished to go in they did not allow. But you, be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. Matthew 16:12 12 Then the disciples understood that he was not warning them to guard themselves from the yeast used in bread but from the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees. ---- So you could see that we have to be wise as a serpent to realize what our Saviour was saying they will take books out and they will add books ,I wouldn't have known this if it wasn't for the dreams. ---- in 1321 a real Christian which are known by Cathars prophesied in 700 years the good man and woman will return, next year is that 700 mark, and many people are having dreams of our Saviour saying he's coming back soon and tell his people, and rapture dreams. The Cathars is in Southern France and they practice celibacy and vegan life's also that's where Mary Magdalene went to France . ---- Something to think about Mary Magdalene and Thomas have went out to preach, so if these accounts are true, they are the original real Christian teachings. ---- Paul was talking about Gnostics, they've been killing the real people off since Christianity began basically 😞 , called Knowledge - Gnostic in Greek translation Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge, which some have professed and in so doing have departed from the faith. (1 Timothy 6:20-21) John 16:2 They will put you out of the synagogues; yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers God service. -Cathars - Gnostic in France 1209 killed -India- Gnostic in India 1500's took over church basically ---- My tips don't drink coffee or energy drinks you will think too much and stop being worldly, first couple days think and be alone, Be beyond devoted and energized. ---- My Dream Dreamed I flew up from a carnival and seemed to be zombies as left the ground and I flew to heaven I guess and door shut like a cellar door and appeared as it closed was a book opened with golden letters writings. dreams show me I'm on the right path. ---- Good Luck on your Journey -----------

    Ticer TiceTicer Tice11 hari yang lalu
  • Indians, remember : #VocalForLocal

    Pranav SettaluriPranav Settaluri11 hari yang lalu
  • I knew these infustries are struggling but this work is seasonal and only potters do this work rest of the year they make clay pots and many different products of clay. They sell them in 1Rs -2Rs per diya in local market

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  • Kid on a smartphone.LOL.

    Judith WalkerJudith Walker11 hari yang lalu
  • Made fun clay and cow poop. Ewe. Are they safe to consume food on? Or they only for culture lights?

    Bryce ABryce A11 hari yang lalu
  • Where is the labour movement in India? These small scale artisans are left to the whims and follies of the daily grind. India has tons of small scale industries that need help.

    Sublime VisionSublime Vision12 hari yang lalu
  • During Diwali, me and my relatives try to buy more than the required diyas, we know our craftsmen are struggling a lot in this era. I am sure there are others with same thinking. But I think this needs to be done on a bigger level. Like replacing plastic at a larger level

    Aysha SharmaAysha Sharma12 hari yang lalu
  • they say handmade products are valuable but in india the story is different

    LamboSidLamboSid12 hari yang lalu
  • Bhai padne k bad bhi berozgar baithe h sab😥😥

    Ayush KumarAyush Kumar12 hari yang lalu

    Galaxy GamersGalaxy Gamers12 hari yang lalu
  • Their work is exquisite, and every piece is filled with the love, knowledge and history of generations of creators. These types of products are what I wish my home to be filled with. These products will bring good energy with them for both me as a consumer, and for the creators who make them. I'd love a global registry of all these wonderful generational micro companies from all over the world. I'd buy everything I need only from them.

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  • Different perspectives

    Anoop MathenAnoop Mathen12 hari yang lalu
  • Not happy with the content and story...plz improve the quality

    Praveen SharmaPraveen Sharma12 hari yang lalu
  • Perfect example that lockdowns around the world aren’t the answer. If lockdowns where enforced in India it would start a famine! Slightly different in the west, people won’t starve, but have lost homes and livelihoods! The hidden a fly with a hammer approach is madness!

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  • Great respect for such hardworking people. Love my India.

    Sonali PriyadarshiniSonali Priyadarshini13 hari yang lalu
  • throwing tiny bowls like that.... im amazed

    tr33hav3ntr33hav3n13 hari yang lalu
  • So sad please everyone one support it

    Priyanka YadavPriyanka Yadav13 hari yang lalu
  • Buyers pay like 3-8 rupees per piece of diya.

    Nhilistic KomradNhilistic Komrad13 hari yang lalu
  • We should buy these rather than plastic ones from Ch!na

    Siddharth DoshiSiddharth Doshi13 hari yang lalu

    Murder BongMurder Bong13 hari yang lalu
  • We should start cooking in claypot cookwares

    Devika MDevika M13 hari yang lalu
  • Never ever bargain when you buy dias.

    AnyaAnya13 hari yang lalu
  • This breaks my heart, if anyone knows the account number of this man please allow it to me so that I may deposit something (not much I am not rich) but I would wish to help.

    Luis Carlos GonzálezLuis Carlos González13 hari yang lalu
  • D A

    Satvik KarkeraSatvik Karkera13 hari yang lalu
  • I grew up in a small town where pottery is fortunately still alive, and we still buy our oil lamps (diyas) from them. It's such an amazing art and part of our history, everyday rituals and seasonal festivals.

    Rad SRad S14 hari yang lalu
  • Both are used electric as well as deeye on the festival and day before we prefer the traditional way otherwise etric are more preferably

    Aman MalikAman Malik14 hari yang lalu
  • i know you do a lot of reasearch but still no one throws away in 1 use they get thrown away only when they break and in my house as far as i know they are not throw away in 4 to 5 years or even more

    Vivan ShethVivan Sheth14 hari yang lalu
  • That clip of the kid wearing a mask and sitting alone behind those diyas is heartbreaking. I will make sure to pick up more of these clay diyas from now on.

    Kavya SinghKavya Singh14 hari yang lalu
  • Potters are the reason that we can light up our beautiful house with diyas 🙏🙏

    Anjali JhaAnjali Jha14 hari yang lalu
  • Why don't they close down cars that shit is polluting more than his kilt isgt this government is just full of idiots 😡😡

    P DP D14 hari yang lalu
  • Yes pls. We need earthen pots back than those cheap plastic things from china. Tea cups, plant pots, rasgulla container all are now replaced by single use plastics within last few years in kolkata 😣

    DibyaDibya14 hari yang lalu
  • Indian government is concerned by pollution created by poor. But would dilute pollution preventing acts like EIA and allow industrialists to pollute indiscriminately

    koro senseikoro sensei14 hari yang lalu
  • Pls come

    Kailash GiriKailash Giri14 hari yang lalu
  • Pls come to South India, Tamil nadu it will be interesting

    Kailash GiriKailash Giri14 hari yang lalu