Ritual arts

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Sandipa Malakar
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Anni Kumari
  Kōlam is a daily women’s ritualistic art form created by Tamil Hindu women throughout Tamil Nadu in southeastern India. Each day before dawn, during the Brahma muhurtam (believed to be the time when Brahma and all other deities descend to the earth) and sometimes before dusk, millions of women in…
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Sandeep Joshi
 Fig. 1. Women members of the family engaged in the colour-filling activity Photographs by Neha Thakar     Introduction Gujarat has a very rich textile tradition. Kalamkari work, in the form of Mata ni Pachhedi (backdrop of the mother goddess) and Mata no Chandarvo (canopy of the mother goddess…
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