The Seven Sister Goddesses

The Saptamatrikas are seven mother goddesses adopted by Kartikeya that assimilated into Local Village Deities, blurring lines between classical Hindu concept of devi worship & folk version

A Unique Motif In Indian Art – Part 1: Nava Nari Kunjara

From this week onwards, we will traverse through the beautiful world of Indian Textile Motifs and their significance through the gaze of Shefali Vaidya. This week we will talk about the exquisite Nava Nari Kunjara motif, a composite animal figure of an elephant that is composed by nine women that depicts not only the artist’s skill but also its deep spiritual context.