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Yimshen Naro Jamir
When one sees the Aos, the first thing that one notices is their vibrancy. Exuberance, energy and a festive mood are expressed in their attire. Their shawls and supeti (wraparound skirt for women), studded with motifs and intricate designs, speaks of the brilliance of their aesthetic sense (Fig. 1…
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Chandramolle Modgil
A wooden temple is a subtle reproduction of a deodar tree in form and spirit. If nature has bestowed deodar tree to conceptualize a temple, the man has contributed his artistic talent, ingenuity and skill to make it beautiful. Thus, a wooden temple identifies itself with the divine wood, not only…
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Kirit Mankodi
  Rani ki Vav is replete with sculptures that symbolize water and fertility. There are hundreds of sculptures of young celestial women, known as apsarās, surasundarīs or nāyikās; of god Viṣṇu as Nārāyaṇa and personifications of the river goddesses.   Apsarās/Nāyikās   The walls of the corridor and…
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An excerpt from Arunachal: Peoples, Arts and Adornments in India's Eastern Himalayas by Peter van Ham. To buy visit… For more information visit
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R.K.S.: We have Prof. Monika Zin with us today who is a professor of Indology and Indian Art at the University of Munich. She is quite well-known in the area of Buddhist studies: the early and mainstream Buddhism in India.  Now she has, in the last ten years or more, moved  her area of research…
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