Search - Photos
Views: 297
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
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
Views: 297
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 294
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
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
Views: 294
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 289
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
A standing Ganesha is one of the most rarely seen postures of Ganesha sculptures. Here he stands diligently on a thick pedestal having a green grassy platform with the mouse towards his left foot, busy eating modak. This sculpture is chiseled out of a single piece of white translucent marble that allows light to enter and produce a soft glow while retaining its high polish. Have a look at the beau
A standing Ganesha is one of the most rarely seen postures of Ganesha sculptures. Here he stands dil
Views: 289
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 289
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Shiv Parivar- The Resplendent Nandi At Their Feet Brass Statue
Shiv Parivar- The Resplendent Nandi At Their Feet Brass Statue
Views: 289
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 288
Uploaded: 9 months ago
 
The vitarka mudra is of great importance in Buddhist iconography. The enlightened one sits in a stable padmasana and raises the right hand in the stance of dispensing vidya (awareness). This is called vitarka in Sanskrit; while ‘mudra’ refers to the stance of the hands in particular. As you could see in the murti on this page, the forefinger curves forward to touch the tips with the thumb, and
The vitarka mudra is of great importance in Buddhist iconography. The enlightened one sits in a stab
Views: 288
Uploaded: 9 months ago
 
Views: 288
Uploaded: 6 months ago
 
In the Shaiva shrines of South India, the wife of Mahadeva Shiva- Parvati, resides as Shivakamasundari – the beautiful woman who is the sole focus of Shiva’s passionate love. Resonating with her descriptions in the Hindu textual traditions, Devi Parvati in her sculptures appears as a divine amalgamation of yoga (spiritual attainment) and Bhoga (material fulfilments). Maa Parvati’s standing i
In the Shaiva shrines of South India, the wife of Mahadeva Shiva- Parvati, resides as Shivakamasunda
Views: 288
Uploaded: 6 months ago
 
Views: 287
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
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
Views: 287
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 287
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
heart-on-wooden-table-text-260nw-214595035
heart-on-wooden-table-text-260nw-214595035
Views: 287
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 281
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
The silhouette of Ganesha is unmistakable. The chubby limbs, the pot belly, the signature trunk, and the large ears are each enough to give away His sacred presence. The adorable boy-deity of the Hindu pantheon, Ganesha is arguably the most deeply loved deity; His icons, the most widely stocked up on. This Ganesha is small enough to fit into the palm of the devotee, the gracious lines of the sculp
The silhouette of Ganesha is unmistakable. The chubby limbs, the pot belly, the signature trunk, and
Views: 281
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 280
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Devi Mahakali, the consort of ‘Mahakala’ (Great Time), a form of Lord Shiva, is the Goddess of time, life, death, creation, as well as liberation. The most powerful Goddess Mahakali is one of the three manifestations of Devi Durga that represent the three Gunas of material nature (sattva, rajas, and tamas). Being the consort of Lord Shiva, who is the predominating deity of the mode of ignoranc
Devi Mahakali, the consort of ‘Mahakala’ (Great Time), a form of Lord Shiva, is the Goddess of t
Views: 280
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 276
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
The tall, beauteous, and stately Lakshmi Ji blesses the devotee with plenty. The wife of none other than the great Vishnu, She presides over wealth which is the necessary means to His function of preserving creation through destruction. She has been given the resplendent finish of pale gold, Her saree draped in modern-day urban North Indian style. On Her head sits a skillfully carved crown, from u
The tall, beauteous, and stately Lakshmi Ji blesses the devotee with plenty. The wife of none other
Views: 276
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 272
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Godhead of Hindu trinity deities and the most popular incarnation of Lord Vishnu- Lord Krishna or Murlimanohar is the leader, hero, protector, teacher, and a friend of all. He is the ruler, not only of religion and philosophy, but also mysticism, literature, and all aspects of Indian folklore. Here he stands on a flourishing carved multilayered leveled-up inverted lotus in his run-of-the-mill cros
Godhead of Hindu trinity deities and the most popular incarnation of Lord Vishnu- Lord Krishna or Mu
Views: 272
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 271
Uploaded: 7 months ago
 
A life-sized Lord Shiva statue for the home or office of the finest devotee. Sculpted from brass and given a sturdy finish, the big Lord Shiva statue that you see on this page is fit to be installed outdoors. It depicts the great Adiyogi Shiva seated in lalitasana on a mound of the Himalayas. A tigerskin asana lies beneath Him. While it is common iconography to depict the ascetic Shiva in a standi
A life-sized Lord Shiva statue for the home or office of the finest devotee. Sculpted from brass and
Views: 271
Uploaded: 7 months ago
 
Views: 268
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
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
Radha and Krishna are usually depicted as a pair of youthful lovers stealing away into the woods of
Views: 268
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 268
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
A one-of-a-kind standing Buddha sculpture. Usually depicted as a seated figure nestled in the belly of a lotus, Siddhartha Gautama had a long past before He sat down at the foot of the Bodhi tree. He had spent years wandering the dense Himalayan foothills as an ascetic and the great Northern plains as a mendicant. The murti that you see on this page is of the wandering mendicant, seemingly just ar
A one-of-a-kind standing Buddha sculpture. Usually depicted as a seated figure nestled in the belly
Views: 268
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 265
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Gentle and wise and perfect in every way, Lord Ganesha is the widely revered son of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati. Ganesha Brass Statue is adored by devotees for His childlike form and disposition, which gives Him a high propensity to mete out blessings and boons to those who simply turn to him. In this life-sized sculpture, He is seated in all His cosmic glamour upon a curvaceous multi-tiered thron
Gentle and wise and perfect in every way, Lord Ganesha is the widely revered son of Lord Shiva and D
Views: 265
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 261
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Lord Soorya is revered as the prime source of life and nourishment by the peoples of the subcontinent. His many names include Vivasvat (Sanskrit word for 'brilliant'), Savitra ('nourisher'), and Lokachakshu ('eye of the realm'). Lore has it that He rides a chariot as brilliant as He is, drawn by no less than seven horses, across the skies each day in His bid to overpo
Lord Soorya is revered as the prime source of life and nourishment by the peoples of the subcontinen
Views: 261
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 260
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
There are nine names of Devi Durga –ShailPutri, Brahmacharini, etc; etc and hence known as Nava-Durga. During Navaratri festivals, all the Devis are worshipped in their particular avatars and celebrated all over the world with fanfare. Devi accepts all the names and proves itself in all forms. When you sit in meditation and deep inside, you will realize the different shakties and their mantras.
There are nine names of Devi Durga –ShailPutri, Brahmacharini, etc; etc and hence known as Nava-Du
Views: 260
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 257
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Lord Hanuman is known to be a popular symbol of strength and selfless devotee of Lord Rama in Hinduism. It is said that he is the only God who is still present on Earth in various forms as per Sita’s blessing of being there for his devotees forever. The sculptor has kept up to the key characteristics of Lord Hanuman of devotion, courage, and self-discipline while carving out this sculpture, as c
Lord Hanuman is known to be a popular symbol of strength and selfless devotee of Lord Rama in Hindui
Views: 257
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
Views: 257
Uploaded: 6 months ago
 
Lord Buddha hailed from a royal family, of the Shakya clan, hailing from the modern Indo-Nepal border. As a young man, he renounced his aristocratic heritage and embraced the life of an ascetic beggar. Buddha understood the fallacies of materialistic attachments. He taught to his followers that this attachment was the root of all suffering. It's notable however that Buddha never advocated com
Lord Buddha hailed from a royal family, of the Shakya clan, hailing from the modern Indo-Nepal borde
Views: 257
Uploaded: 6 months ago
 
Views: 254
Uploaded: 11 months ago
 
Lord Hanuman is revered as a fine warrior and a great bhakta (devotee). As part of the vanara-sena that fought Lanka on Rama’s side, His valour and His love of Rama (and everything dear to Rama) are much talked about to this day. The fact that Hanuman is a superior yogi, possessed of the ashtasiddhis and the navanidhis, is oft overlooked. The murti that you see on this page is a solid-cast work
Lord Hanuman is revered as a fine warrior and a great bhakta (devotee). As part of the vanara-sena t
Views: 254
Uploaded: 11 months ago
 
Views: 254
Uploaded: 7 months ago
 
The Kalinga Nardhana Krishna is the quintessential image of the triumph of dharma over adharma. When the wicked serpent, Kalinga or Kaliya, had made a home for itself in the Yamuna and none of the inhabitants of Braj could access its beauty and nourishment due to his presence, it was the great Lord Krishna who acted as savior. In a brutal battle between the divine and the serpentine, the conqueror
The Kalinga Nardhana Krishna is the quintessential image of the triumph of dharma over adharma. When
Views: 254
Uploaded: 7 months ago
 
Views: 247
Uploaded: 11 months ago
 
Rajarajeshwari is one of the most beautiful female figures in all of the three worlds. She is a royal manifestation of Shakti and personifies grace and balance. Trailokya Sundari or Tripura Sundari, as she is often named, is the presiding deity of Sri Chakra. Hers is the path of transcendence through the material world of senses. She presides over the Sahasrara as well the Swadhisthan Chakra. Her
Rajarajeshwari is one of the most beautiful female figures in all of the three worlds. She is a roya
Views: 247
Uploaded: 11 months ago
 
Views: 246
Uploaded: 10 months ago
 
Gautam Buddha, the first to attain Buddhahood, is the founder of Buddhism, primarily followed only by the people of Tibet, but now it is popularly revered all over the world. This brass statue of Buddha is a representation of his state where he teaches his followers the ways to achieve enlightenment. Lord Buddha sits in a lotus posture on an elongated lotus plinth, carved in a beautiful double lay
Gautam Buddha, the first to attain Buddhahood, is the founder of Buddhism, primarily followed only b
Views: 246
Uploaded: 10 months ago
 
Views: 242
Uploaded: 1 year ago
 
As the cowherd youth recently arrived in Vrindavan, the effect Krishna had on the hearts of the cows and the milkmaids alike is known and sung about to this day. And it was not just His youth and handsomeness and the charm of His demeanor that brought Vrindavan thus to life. His way with the flute is the stuff of legends. In fact, myth has it that His music drew the simple-hearted to Himself l
As the cowherd youth recently arrived in Vrindavan, the effect Krishna had on the hearts of the cows
Views: 242
Uploaded: 1 year ago