Festival of Lights!

Festival of Lights!

Deepavali is a festival of lights. There are various stories associated with Deepavali. Some hold that it marks the celebration of the wedding of Lord Vishnu and Mahalakshmi; another view is that it commemorates the returning of Sri Rama to…

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PAINTING OF LAKSHMI-THANJAVUR BIG TEMPLE

The UNESCO┬áhas inscribed the three great living Chola temples, Thanjavur Brihadishvara temple, Brihadishvara temple at Gangaikondacholapuram and Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram in the year 2004, these temples were built by the Chola kings in-between 11th to 12th century CE. They…

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LAKSHMI IN THE FORM OF SRIVASTHAM

Lakshmi is commonly represented in the form of Srivastham in Indian art. She is usually associated with lotus and the elephant, as lotus symbolizes the concept of fertility, purity, and spiritual power. Goddess Lakshmi is always depicted with Lotus. In…

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