Thangka

A thangka, is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. Thangkas are traditionally kept unframed and rolled up when not on display, mounted on a textile backing somewhat in the style of Chinese scroll paintings, with a further silk cover on the front.  Thangka depict the sku rten, the bodily forms of enlightened beings,…

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Palm leaf craft

Palm leaf craft is a very common craft in different parts of India. Palm leaf products are eco-friendly. In Haryana, the craft of making palm leaf baskets was introduced by the women of Multani speaking Audh community. This craft became their means of supplementing their meagre earnings. Traditionally, the raw materials were the locally grown…

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Buddhist Figurines

Sikkim is a state in northeastern India. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south.It is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states. According to the 2011 census, 57.8% follow Hinduism, making it the state’s majority religion. Buddhism is followed by 27.4% of the population, while Christianity is followed by 9.9%. There are many Hindu temples…

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Calendar 2021

What’s the first word that comes to your mind when one talks about Year 2020?It’s ‘Patience’ for me! This year has given us a chance to take a break and look back/around our lives. This Pandemic is a wake up call to stop taking this Planet Earth for granted. This year has brought us closer…

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National Handloom Day

The day is celebrated to honour the handloom community, and acknowledge their contribution towards India’s socio-economic development. The aim is to resolve to protect this heritage and to empower the workers in this sector. The 6th National Handloom Day is celebrated on August 7, 2020 across the country under the coordination of the Ministry of…

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Crocheting dreams

A small needle of hope and thread of courage canchange your Destiny. Year 2020 has been very uncertain and difficult for each one of us. I wish we all come out of it stronger and healthier. It has been very very long that I couldn’t post anything over here. Some personal projects kept me occupied…

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Mandana Calendar 2020

After the overwhelming response to our Mandana Art collection, I am happy to once again bring the wonderful hand-painted Mandana by the artist ‘Rakesh K Memrot‘ in the form of Calendar. The Calendar is 5*7 in size and now available for Sale and soon I will be putting them on my Etsy Shop and other online platform…

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Calendar 2020 inspired from Aboriginal Dot Art

Winter is coming and it’s been a beautiful evening with heavy rain. This year, I decided to get my 2020 Calendars ready for you a little in advance. Every year, I pick up a theme and work around the same to come up with a set of illustrations for my Calendar. This year, I got…

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Treasures from the Past

Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow to look into the future.– Sally Mann I sometimes love looking at the old photographs with family and friends. It brings back all the good memories of the past and their reflection on our present and coming future. Just like cherishing photographs, I love the…

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