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Of all the qualities that make Lord Krishna who He is, it is His prowess with the flute that captures the hearts of devotees. Spread across not only the subcontinent but also the world, devotees never tire of His music. He sits in one of Vrindavan's many glades and pulls out His flute, the sound of which reaches the inhabitants within the city. The music that is emanating from His flu
Of all the qualities that make Lord Krishna who He is, it is His prowess with the flute that capture
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The five (‘pancha’) faces (‘mukha’) of Panchamukha Hanuman stand for the five means of worship that the great yogi extended to Lord Rama: naman, smaran, keerthanam, yacham, and arpanam. The faces are (from left to right) Lakshmi Varaha, Mahaveera Garuda, Anjaneya, Karala Ugraveera Narasimha, and Hayagriva. The Panchamukha on this page is possessed of eight arms (the ashtabhujadhari). The m
The five (‘pancha’) faces (‘mukha’) of Panchamukha Hanuman stand for the five means of worsh
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Of the many wives of Lord Krishna, the King of Dvaraka, Shrimati Rukmini was the first. Whilst engaged to His cousin Shishupala, promised to him by her envious brother Rukmi, the princess of Vidarbha beseeched Her Lord and love to come and take Her away. In carrying out her wishes, He made her the first queen of Dvaraka. In this superfine wooden sculpture, she is seen standing to His left, gazing
Of the many wives of Lord Krishna, the King of Dvaraka, Shrimati Rukmini was the first. Whilst engag
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The episode of the battle of the great goddess and the demon Raktabija as mentioned in the Vamana Purana describes the powerful expansions of the Adi-Shakti, which took the form of warring goddesses, each one of them originating from the other, assisting the Adi Devi Durga in slaying the demon. These goddesses came to be known as Sapta-Matrikas, “seven mothers”, and are associated with the mal
The episode of the battle of the great goddess and the demon Raktabija as mentioned in the Vamana Pu
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Buddha is the ultimate superhuman in Buddhism, who attained enlightenment by his immense and continuous meditation; he is the founder of the Buddhist culture of Tibet. Buddha In Dhyana Statue Carved in the superfine Gambhar wood from Bodh Gaya, Lord Buddha Statue sits here on a dual-layered lotus pedestal in padmasana, and hands in dhyana mudra rest on his laps. The smooth and sharp texture of the
Buddha is the ultimate superhuman in Buddhism, who attained enlightenment by his immense and continu
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Lord Krishna is as handsome as Lord Gopala, His Baala-Roopa (infant form), is adorable. Since His arrival in Vrindavan from Mathura, He had won the hearts of the local mothers and maidens alike. The murti that you see on this page captures Him in the signature tribhanga stance and, as such, is a visual narrative that explains the amorous aspect of His leela (divine conduct). Muralidhara Krishna
Lord Krishna is as handsome as Lord Gopala, His Baala-Roopa (infant form), is adorable. Since His ar
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Lord Hanuman with five faces staring in different directions is the most magnificent, powerful, and revered form. He assumed this form when he was assigned with the responsibility of protecting Lord Ram’s life. According to the legend, Ravana asked one of his brothers, Mahiravana (King of the netherworld) to kidnap Lord Rama and Lakshman. The demon Mahiravana’s soul rested in five lamps and to
Lord Hanuman with five faces staring in different directions is the most magnificent, powerful, and
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There is much to Bihar that makes it one of India's culturally most significant states. It is the home of superfine Indian silk weaving as well as the most exquisite of tribal folk arts, the Madhubani painting. The beauty of both has been captured in the gorgeous silk saree you see here. Dyed a blue so deep and gray it reminds one of the dangerously deepening oceans. Zoom in on the solid-colo
There is much to Bihar that makes it one of India's culturally most significant states. It is t
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This statue is that of a Samurai, the warrior class and self-sacrificing knights of Japan. In Japanese history the Samurai have played a variety of roles-commanders in the battlefield, assassins in the night, keepers of peace and that of aristocratic administrators. Here the Samurai is shown kneeling on his knees. This posture is known as Sonkyo-zo in Japanese. Both of his hands rest on his thighs
This statue is that of a Samurai, the warrior class and self-sacrificing knights of Japan. In Japane
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An exquisite long ritual spoon which is comprised of tremendously carved illustrations on both sides features Lord Krishna postured in a tribend form (Tribhanga Lalit Mudra) on a pillar-shaped stick connecting the round picker and the handle, which also features the sweet pair of peacocks and that provides a delightful experience to the viewer. The main purpose of this spoon is to pour ghee in Yag
An exquisite long ritual spoon which is comprised of tremendously carved illustrations on both sides
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Lord Shiva forms the part of the cosmic trinity and holds the position of being the destroyer of the impurities and evils prevailing in the universe. Lord Shiva is the darkness, which is always there. Light is a limited happening as it will eventually lose its ability, but darkness is eternal, it is everywhere, just like Lord Shiva. This Lord Shiva wooden sculpture depicts the supreme being as the
Lord Shiva forms the part of the cosmic trinity and holds the position of being the destroyer of the
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Arrowheads have been found in archaeological excavations of ancient sites, where they were placed as protective offerings. Consecrated arrows were thought to possess the power to destroy an invisible enemy. To serve this function, an amulet in the form of an arrowhead was tied around the neck of the wearer. Simulated arrowheads retained the form of the original, functional one and were believed to
Arrowheads have been found in archaeological excavations of ancient sites, where they were placed as
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Saffron is the color of rising sun. You are getting beautiful handmade Shawls/stoles with Radha Krishna image and om printed on it. This is a polycotton textile product, which is very comfotable and light in use. The tallit (sometimes called a “tallis”) is a garment one can wear to create a sense of personal space during prayer. By wrapping yourself in it, or by covering your head with
Saffron is the color of rising sun. You are getting beautiful handmade Shawls/stoles with Radha Kris
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In Hinduism, 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, ‘rasaleela’ refers to the aesthetic depiction of Krishnaleela. The painting that you see on this page is of the image that first occurs to the mind when a devotee hears the word rasaleela
In Hinduism, Religion Rasaleela is an interesting phenomenon. It refers to the ihalokiya (earthly) c
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In Hindu Religion Lord Krishna is the choicest subject of Indian artisans. The most deeply loved of the Indian pantheon, it is also His great personal beauty that makes him a favorite with those who produce and patronize devotional-spiritual art. This Krishna Brass Murti has been handpicked for its apt portrayal of the highly characteristic deity. He is playing on the murali as He stands with
In Hindu Religion Lord Krishna is the choicest subject of Indian artisans. The most deeply loved of
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Such was the depth of Mirabai's devotion that it commanded the living presence of Lord Krishna. She was a mystic of the highest order and belonged to the bhakti cult of North India. Her composure of countenance betrays the loverlike nature of her reverence, which is one of the many schools of bhakti. For the resplendence of the oils and the spiritual ethos of the theme alone would this painti
Such was the depth of Mirabai's devotion that it commanded the living presence of Lord Krishna.
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The exquisitely carved object depicts Ganesa as a musician; playing the shehnai, engaged in a pleasant mood. Music is one of the important branches of ancient Indian culture. Early Indian sages and musicians were well aware of the science of music; therefore, their endeavors paved way for the invention and composition of different ragas and raginis of Indian classical music. Instrumental music
The exquisitely carved object depicts Ganesa as a musician; playing the shehnai, engaged in a pleasa
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This exquisite painting displays Krishna’s childhood pastime in the traditional Tanjore style. The precision with which it has been made and the use of vibrant colors makes it appealing and breathtaking. Lord Krishna being the Supreme Lord, appeared just like an ordinary child in Vrindavan but His naughty and uncommon activities were always astonishing for all the inhabitants of Vraja including
This exquisite painting displays Krishna’s childhood pastime in the traditional Tanjore style. The
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Murals distinguish the folk art of Kerala. A fine tradition to be found in the temples and palaces dotting the Malabar Coast, the earliest examples are to be found in Tirunandikkara and Tiruvanchikulam, dated from the ninth to the twelfth centuries. The one you see on this page is a contemporary specimen of this ancient means of art, and conforms to the post-fifteenth century style of Kerala mural
Murals distinguish the folk art of Kerala. A fine tradition to be found in the temples and palaces d
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Radha and Krishna are usually depicted as a pair of youthful lovers stealing away into the woods of Vrindavan. However, in the painting that you see on this page, they have a boat to themselves in which to make the most of each other’s company. A multitude of pale pink lotuses are blooming in the calm blue waters; pristine marble palaces and green, rugged hills are in the background. It is a liv
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The image of the gently reclining Ganesha wooden statue endears Him to us all. The chubby, elephant-headed son of Shiva and Parvati is widely revered for His childlike appeal. The twin qualities of innocence and wisdom pour forth from His every iconography, including and especially the one that you see on this page. On a bed of lotus petals of varying colors, reclines the Lord. A bolster under His
The image of the gently reclining Ganesha wooden statue endears Him to us all. The chubby, elephant-
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The Hindu deity, Bhagwan Krishna is famous for his naughty leelas with Radha and other gopis of Gokul, the intense charm of his face, and the Madhur (melodious) tunes arousing from his flute. This sculpture of Krishna depicts him as standing on a rectangular thick brass block etched in a realistic stone-like pattern. He is postured in his iconic tribhanga posture with the left leg bent forward and
The Hindu deity, Bhagwan Krishna is famous for his naughty leelas with Radha and other gopis of Goku
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Goddess Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune, prosperity, and luxury and Lord Ganesha is the remover of obstacles and the patron of arts and sciences. These deities are mostly worshipped together as there is no wealth without prosperity and no money without wisdom. This superfine sculpture hand-carved with Kadam Wood of Rajasthan shows Goddess Lakshmi towards the right of Ganesha, signifying
Goddess Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune, prosperity, and luxury and Lord Ganesha is the re
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The idea that all things are transient is central to Buddhist teaching. Loss and impermanence are things to be accepted rather than causes of grief. The Buddha’s Parinirvana was a moment of great triumph as well as sorrow, for it marked the Buddha’s release from the cycle of rebirth. This wood statue of Buddha depicts the Parinirvana in a highly abbreviated, almost emblematic fashion. The enli
The idea that all things are transient is central to Buddhist teaching. Loss and impermanence are th
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