Tag: art

Art and craft for kids is not just a fun activity but also an exercise for their minds that help them in understanding and remembering the words. Click here to check... Read More

This painting, "The Heroine in Her Wind Palace - Watercolor Painting" a masterpiece in Indian miniature art form, representing a royal lady, obviously a princess, seen across the gavaksha, or... Read More

Lord Ganesha is a baal-deva, a child (baal) of the divine order of the devas. He is an integral part of Shiva-parivar and the Devi Durga offspring retinue in devotional... Read More

In Hindu Religion Rasaleela is an interesting phenomenon. It refers to the ihalokiya (earthly) conduct - ‘leela’ - of the Vishnu-avatara Krishna. The word ‘rasa’ translates to aesthetics. As such,... Read More

A private moment between two young sahelis (female friends). As they while away their time with a dhol in their private chambers, the princess opens up the recesses of her... Read More

Peace & Prosperity heralds escalation in artistic pursuits. During the Sikh period, art reached its pinnacle in Lahore, Amritsar, Jind, Patiala, etc. It had a unique style, standing in its... Read More

This pata-chitra – cloth painting, rendered in vertical format on a fine piece of cloth, a blend of mercerized cotton and silk, using primarily the blue and black and the... Read More

The undying image of Radha-Krishna’s togetherness is a favorite with makers of devotional art. The Radha Krishna-Madhubani Painting you see on this page depicts the amorous couple within the body... Read More

Son of Shiva-Parvati, prince of paraloka (the otherworldly realm of existence), Lord Ganesha reclines in the belly of a gigantic lotus bloom. Surrounding the golden pistil is a luxuriance of... Read More

A row of lotus buds grows from the murky waters of a pond in the woods. A layer of emerald-colored lotus pads coats its surface, from amidst which rise the... Read More