Integrated into the carved facades of Indian temples is a host of seductive females whose identifications are not always apparent. Some are nature spirits. Others serve as consorts and companions to the gods
Saraswati Dancing - South Indian Temple Wood Carving X X [Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning. She is a part of the trinity of Saraswati.
The Ajanta Caves Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India are 29 rock-cut cave monuments which date from the century BC. The caves include paintings and sculptures considered to be masterpieces of both Buddhist religious art (which depict the Jataka t
Carving At Sas-bahu Temple At Eklingji Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Francis Zera
visitheworld: Architectural details at Sri Ranganatha Temple, Tamil Nadu, India (by Judith Knibbe).
1990s Vintage Hermès Torana scarf by Annie Faivre
1990s Vintage Hermès Torana scarf by Annie Faivre “Torana” by long time Hermès designer, the iconic Annie Faivre, and first issued by Hermès in 1987. The stunning design depicts an array of toranas. A torana is an Indian gateway, usually of stone, marking the entrance to a Buddhist shrine or stupa or to a Hindu temple. Toranas are often covered from top to bottom with exquisite sculpture, and Ms. Faivre's design renders them with exquisite artistry. The design was reissued in 1990/1991 and…
Love the femininity of this statue. Tribhanga pose, literally meaning three parts break, consists of three bends in the body; at the neck, waist and knee, hence the body is oppositely curved at waist and neck which gives it a gentle "S" shape