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Arupadaiveedu - The Six Abodes of Lord Murugan

Arupadaiveedu - The Six Abodes of Lord Murugan

Lord Murugan, commonly known as the “Tamil God”, is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi and is worshipped by Tamil communities throughout the world. Tamil sangam literature glorifies Murugan as the “Red God seated on a blue peacock, young and beautiful”. Lord Murugan has many names, such as Subrahmanya, Shanmukha, Kaartikeya, Skanda, Kumara, Devasenapati, Saravanabhava, Guha, Swaminathan and many more. In Tamil literature, there are five types of land explained, those being Kurinji (mountainous region), Mullai (forest region), Marutham (agricultural region), Neithal (coastal region) and Palai (desert region). Lord Murugan was the leader of the mountainous region and...

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Making of South Indian Bronze Sculpture using Lost-wax process

Making of South Indian Bronze Sculpture using Lost-wax process

Making of South Indian Bronze Sculpture using Lost-wax process The legacy of Chola bronze casting dates back to many centuries in making bronze sculptures using the lost-wax process.  The Sanskrit term for lost wax process is called “Madhuchehishthavidhanam”.  The lost wax technique is used to create sculptures in a variety of metals such as bronze, brass and other alloys. Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, with additions of other metals like zinc, tin and nickel, making it an excellent choice for casting intricately detailed sculptures. Sculptures made of Bronze lasts hundreds of years due to its high strength,...

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Ashta Lakshmi

Ashta Lakshmi

Goddess Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess worshipped for wealth and prosperity. Lakshmi is the consort of Lord Vishnu, and daughter of Bhrigu and Khyati. She is also called as "Shri", the feminine energy of Supreme Being and her four arms represents moksha, dharma, artha and kama. The Lotus in her hand is associated with purity of mind, body and soul. Lakshmi is worshipped by placing the deity or picture in the north-east corner of the house, placing flowers and lighting lamps filled with ghee. According to Hinduism, Friday is the auspicious day for Lakshmi and worshipping her in a clean environment...

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Dasavataram - The Ten Avatars of Lord Vishnu

Dasavataram - The Ten Avatars of Lord Vishnu

Dasavataram: Lord Vishnu, one of the supreme god in Hinduism  and one of the Trimurtis - Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva is responsible for protecting the universe, Lord Brahma takes the role of creation and Lord Shiva destroys evil forces. Lord Vishnu incarnated in different forms to preserve the universe and restore "peace and dharma" in the four yugas (era or cycle) namely Satya yuga (Matsya, Kurma, Varaha, Narasimha), Treta yuga (Vamana, Parasuram, Sri Rama), Dwapara yuga (Balarama, Sri krishna) and Kali yuga (kalki avatar). The wood panel of Dasavataram is designed with keen attention to details given to each avatars...

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About wood panels.

About wood panels.

Our wood panels are high relief carvings (deep carving) with great attention to fine details given to each carving in quality wood. The wood panels are machine carved showing intricate details and painstakingly hand finished for several hours, which includes removing rough edges, sanding, and finished with stain and lacquer. We work with a team of expert artists and wood carvers from around the world to bring out the excellence in each of our wood carvings. Some of the common wood we use are, Alder, Ash, Oak, Maple, Cherry, Beech, and etc. Alder The Versatile Hardwood! Fine grained wood similar to cherry,...

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