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A quick trawl through Holi in Indian art. First up, sculpture at the Chennakeshava temple at Belur. A bit of water sport preparation at the feet of the madanika (photograph via Sandeep). Miniature paintings often feature the ever popular theme … Continue reading
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The abhisarika nayika is a heroine who sets out to meet her lover, heedless of the consequences. Often depicted walking in the rain with snakes out and about. The nayika says: I know it is now time to part. To part … Continue reading
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