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Prathyusha Ravi
In Tamil Nadu, Dusshera is celebrated over nine days and is called Golu or Kolu. One of the highlights of the festival is the creation of pyramid-like structures with dolls of all kinds and shapes in Hindu households. These clay dolls depict gods, goddesses, people, animals and things, and…
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Prathyusha Ravi
Dussehra is celebrated differently in different parts of India. In Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated as Golu or Kolu. In this festival, dolls—brightly coloured and made by rural artisans—are displayed thematically, narrating the legend of Dussehra. People chant shlokas, draw kolams and offer food to …
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Prof Sharada Srinivasan
Carving a global icon: The Nataraja bronze and Coomaraswamy’s legacy This paper attempts a historiography of the Nataraja bronze which famously came to wider international attention through Ananda Coomaraswamy’s (1912) essay, ‘Dance of Siva’, and his explorations into its symbolism; for which he is…
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