The â€œshree yantraâ€ or the â€œmaha meruâ€ is among the world's most ancient symbol symbolizing good fortune, protection, wealth, health and aids in meditation. It is the 3-dimensional projection of â€œchakra yantraâ€ and is believed to contain the energies of all the yantras from all traditions. The powerful energies of â€œmaha meruâ€ picks up the cosmic vibrations radiated by the planets and different celestial objects and converts them into positive vibrations and thereby purify the energy of the space it is placed in.
Orchids require shallow planting. Placing them in an east to south-facing window or room is ideal as orchids prefer bright, indirect light as insufficient light results in poor flowering & too much light can lead to leaf scorch.
The origin of Pagodas, like that of Buddhism, can be traced to India. The relation between Buddhism and Pagodas according to Buddhist literature is that they were originally built for the purpose of preserving the remains of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism.
Kalamkari is an ancient Indian style of hand painting that originated about 3000 years ago, literally translates to â€œPen-workâ€ (Kalam meaning Pen and Kari meaning work). A Kalamkari artist uses a bamboo or date palm stick pointed at one end with a bundle of fine hair attached to the pointed end to serve as the brush or pen.
This technique is an ancient art form, and already existed in Egypt in the 4th century BC(to wrap mummies), in Asia, this technique was predominantly practised in China during the Tang Dynasty(618-907 AD) and in India and Japan during the Nara period (645 â€“ 794 AD).
The certainty of the origin of carpets would always continue to be shrouded in mystery, but whatâ€™s definitely out of debate is that woven forms of floor coverings were present during the Neolithic Age (7000 BC).
That colour of a strawberry fruit, how can anyone resist something with a colour like that? These juicy, delicious berry-fruit is a superfood too. This gorgeous berry-fruit is nutrient-rich and packed with anti-oxidants like Vitamin C.
She goes by the name â€œShailaputriâ€, the first form of Goddess Durga, and the colour Red is predominantly her energies today. Red as a colour is considered to be warm and positive of the primary colours, and most often signifies pioneering spirit promoting ambition and leadership qualities.
The art of Papier Mache was originally confined to creating only ornamental cases for keeping pens and some small personal articles. The Mughals extended this art to palanquins, bedsteads, doors, windows etc.