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Art Market in Cordoba
Two icons of the City, Coltejer Building and The palace of the culture
The ruins of this temple of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu is situated 29 km from Srinagar in Kashmir. The Shrine of Awantipura has been erected amidst the lush green valleys of Jammu & Kashmir in India by Emperor Avantivarman who ruled over the Jammu & Kashmir region during the 9th Century AD. Archiologists have gathered artifacts from Indus river civilisation which indicate that Hinduism dates back to 7000 BC.
In Hindu religion, Goddess Duga happens to be married to Lord Shiva. Worshiping of Goddess Durga is the largest celebration in the state of West Bengal in India which goes on for 4 days each year. At the end of the 4th day, Goddess Durga is supposed to be returning back. For Hindu women, marks of red powder (Sindoor) on their fore-head resemble that they are married and this is considered to be sacered by the religion. When Goddess Durga returns home after 4 days on Earth, every married woman bid farewell to the Goddess by putting this red powder (Sindoor) on Her forehead, wishing her a long married lifem as they invite her back to Earth next year. This occasion has now become a part of this huge celebration for all. In this photo one finds an American lady dancing with the crowd smeared with the red powder (Sindoor) ... Such is the spirit created during this Celebration .. This photograph was taken by me on 24th October 2012 ...
Young Buddhist monk at his monastery in Bandarban. Bangladesh
"Holi" is one of the major Hindu festivals of India and is the most vibrant of all. The joys of Holi knows no bound. Holi is a festival of colours, when people all around smear each other with various shades of colour, as a mark to offer "Thanksgiving" for good harvest. Holi usually falls on March every year. This photo was taken at the time of "Holi" in March 2012 ..
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The story of Indian art and sculpture dates back to the Indus valley civilization of the 2nd and 3rd millennium BC. These articles indicate the level of achievement that Indian art had attained in those days.
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