Tag Archives: Chokher Bali

The Food Post

The iconography of Annapurna is given in the Agamas as a youthful goddess of red complexion having a face round like moon, three eyes, high breasts; the left hand carrying a vessel set with rubies and containing honey, and the … Continue reading

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The Period Drama Post

And a bit on Raima Sen, whose attire in these pictures have varying degrees of fidelity to the period they are set in (Chokher Bali: 1903,┬áNaukadubi: 1920s,The Japanese Wife: uncertain) and who must surely hold some kind of record for … Continue reading

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