Category: festival

Holi painting - Krishna and Radha 0

A riot of colours !

It had been a long time since I had done a painting of Radha & Krishna. Now that it is the holi season, I felt that it would be apt to sketch one. Holi...

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DIY Light Decor for Diwali

Once the Navratri Golu was dismantled, i was left with lots of colourful bangles lying around from the Bangle Rangoli i had done. Rather than finding a way to pack and store the bangles...

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Kolkata Connection – Madhubani Art

I started this Madhubani artwork over a year back. Famous on mud walls, these paintings have attracted all kinds of surfaces including my canvas πŸ™‚ Over the past few days, i somehow pushed myself...

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The Holy Cow !

I have always wondered why the cow is considered sacred in India. In my quest to find the reason, I came across many funny stories on the internet and eventually found that the answer...

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Krishna the Saviour

Recently I had been to a Crazy Mohan drama called “Chocolate Krishna” which hilariously portrayed our belief in God Krishna and a crazy connectivity with the lord. I was then wondering as to why...

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Dolls, but not from Russia

Every Golu (during Navratri), I make some dolls to be kept along with the idols. This year (2013), when i was rummaging through our “art-attic”, i found some coloured shuttlecocks. I have heard about...

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Christmas tree decorations

Having been in Cyprus for so many years, the festive spirit of Christmas is so ingrained in us that a Christmas tree is very much a part of our annual to-do list. Last year,...

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Karthigai celebration at home

With the Diwali effect still settling down, we had the karthigai festival. In the south, this is actually the festival of lights (much more than Diwali). Lamps are lit all over the house and...