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The Elephant God of Hinduism

Hindu Gods are in abundance. Hindu God statues are the most loved and used for gifting. Most popular of all the deities are Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is most loved in the Hindu pantheon of Gods. Artisans love the carving of Ganesha sculptures. Across India and overseas, Lord Ganesha is the one who is most recognised. It might surprise the world, that how is an elephant headed fella is so popular in Hindu and other religion. Who is he? Why [...]

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Saraswati… Goddess of knowledge, music and bliss

Saraswati …Hindu Goddess of Knowledge, art, music and Science. Saraswati is the Consort to Brahma. Artists across the country artists create stunning statues, sculptures and those are high in demand for the reason Goddess Saraswati is a famous holy figure in India. People of Jain religion of West and Central India mostly worship her and her figure is also very popular in Southern India. Since long back, the Shakta traditions hail the Divine Goddess. Saraswati is the only [...]

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Some Popular wooden Sculptures

Dravidian Art form Wooden statues, Wooden sculptures and Wooden carvings are something South India has in abundance. South India has always been a place for creativity and talent. Most of the famous artists belong to Southern part of India. The structures here are amazing and leaves us mesmerized every time we see them. Especially the temples. Temples here are not only a place of worship but an inspiration of art as well. They are just not only pilgrimages but they [...]

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Buddha…A way to Enlightenment!

Since long, Buddha statues are conveying the teachings which cannot be ignored. Highly spiritual preaching till date. Surya Das, a Buddhist lama from Tibet says. Every statue has a deep meaning within to pass on the messages. Buddha statues hold several deep meaning within. Buddha’s wooden statues made out of carvings are seen almost at every place. Curly short hair on head also has a statement. It depicts that Siddhartha has cut off his past by chopping off his privileged past. [...]

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Stupendous structure of Brihadeeshwar Temple

The wondrous Indian structures constructed in ancient times leave us amazed every time we stare at them. Engineering marvels they are. Especially when it comes to Southern India, the first thing strikes the mind is a lot many artistic temples and stupendous structures. One of the Awe-Inspiring structures of Tamil Nadu is Brihadeeshwar Temple, in Thanjavur. The temple is breathtaking and represents the perfect architecture of the Cholas in South India. This majestic structure is a homage paid to Dance [...]

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Glorious Tanjore Paintings

What is storytelling or Kissagoi? It’s a way of narrating a story, Right? Now let’s talk about Folk Art. What is it?  Well, it wouldn’t be wrong if we label folk art as an art of storytelling, especially in India. Every part of India has a specified form of art. These forms are a way of portraying some historical tales. Which are absolutely captivating having a glorious history and an enchanting cultural heritage. Credit goes to our artists who are [...]

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Dravidian Art form

Have we ever realised why the Temples are made? Reason behind was probably to create a link between God and human and to frame a God’s for the people to take a blissful sight. Every temple serves the similar reason. What makes them different is their structural dissimilarity.  This contrast can is clearly visible in the patterns of Northern Temples and Southern ones. The stunning structure of Southern temples are because of the Dravidians. They created Dravidian Art Form. Let us [...]

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Interesting Ganesha Tales from Puranas

Ganesha…cutest Lord he is. Anything propitious going to happen in Hindus and he is the God to be worshipped first. Ganesha’s existence in our lives cannot be refused. Legend he is. Mythological anecdotes about the birth of Ganesha are found in the Ganesha Purana and Mudgala Purana. References to Ganesha in the earlier Puranas, such as Vayu and Brahmanda are believed to be the latest made during 7th to 10th centuries. We’ve been chanting his Aartis and bhajans, here are a few [...]

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Why did Saraswati curse her husband Brahma?

Why did Saraswati curse her husband Brahma? Have you ever thought why Lord Brahma is not worshipped anywhere but only in Pushkar? Well, our mythological stories have it all. Goddess Saraswati was Brahma’s wife, and it is because of her curse, Lord Brahma is only worshipped in Pushkar. Padma Purana says, once Brahma saw that a demon Vajranabha trying to kill his children. Seeing this Brahma skated him with his weapon, the Lotus. In this hassle, Lotus flower petals fell on the [...]

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