Sunday, September 17, 2006


Birds:Love birds sitting on a branch of tree. Birds are usually a symbol of freedom that offers happiness to every human being in the world

Fishes in Love:

Mirrored images of fishes.
This union of the fishes symbolizes good luck and prosperity.

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Monday, September 11, 2006


 
Fishes in love in a lotus pondFishes engaged in love in a lotus pond. Fishes symbolize good luck and prosperity in several part of the world.



Lord Surya
Lord Surya or sun god in his majestic form indicates the power and energy that the world derives from him.


Maa Chandrama
Moon or Chandrama Maa or goddess moon in her calmness reflects the calmness she provides to the world. The blue colors of the night depict the calmness associated with the goddess and the light that the moon provides the world in the ocean of darkness.





Matsyavtaara of Lord Vishnu
Matsyavataara is generally represented as a four-armed figure with the upper torso of a man and the lower of a fish.Long ago, when life first appeared on the earth, a terrible demon terrorized the earth. He prevented sages from performing their rituals and stole the Holy Vedas, taking refuge in a conch shell in the depths of the ocean. Brahma, the creator of the world approached Vishnu for help. Vishnu assumed the Matsya form and retrieved the vedasand then restored them to their original fragrance
Lord Ganesh, god of knowledge and the remover of obstacles

Ganesh,the Hindu elephant-headed god is god of knowledge , the remover of obstacles and the god of domestic harmony and of success. He is also the older son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. He is worshipped and remembered in the beginning of any auspicious performance for blessings and auspiciousness. He has four hands, elephant's head and a big belly. His vehicle is a tiny mouse. In his hands he carries a rope (to carry devotees to the truth), an axe (to cut devotees' attachments), and a sweet dessert ball -laddu- (to reward devotees for spiritual activity). His fourth hand's palm is always extended to bless people. A unique combination of his elephant-like head and a quick moving tiny mouse vehicle represents tremendous wisdom, intelligence and presence of mind.
Lord Ganesha, the remover of all obstacle

The painting depicts Ganesha, the Hindu elephant-headed god, believed to be the Remover of Obstacles and the god of domestic harmony and of success. He is the most revered of all the Hindu gods, and is always invoked first in any Hindu ceremony or festival. Ganesha is the son of Parvati (the wife of Shiva, the Destroyer).

Friday, September 08, 2006

Goddess Durga

Depicted here is Goddess Durga killing Mahisasura, the demon--half man and half buffalo. The event is seen as a victory of good over evil. To celebrate this, the festival of Durga Puja s celebrated all over India. In her each arm she carries a weapon given by the gods. The goddess represents feminine and creative energy (Shakti) .
Lord Ganesha

The painting depicts Ganesha, the Hindu god, believed to be the Remover of Obstacles and the god of domestic harmony and of success. He is the most revered of all the Hindu gods, and is always invoked first in any Hindu ceremony or festival. Ganesha is the son of Parvati and Shiva, the Destroyer.
Goddess Laksmi

Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity. She is worshipped during the Diwali celebrations in India in a big way. People keep their doors opened in the expectation that Goddess Lakshmi will come to their house. Such is the venerability attached to Lakshmi. In this painting, she is standing on a fully-blossomed lotus and holding a lotus. Lotus stands for beauty, purity and fertility. In the painting, shown gold coins are flowing from her hands. This indicates prosperity for those who worship her.

Birds sitting on branches

Depicted here is birds sitting on a branch of tree. Birds are usually a symbol of freedom which offers happiness.


Peacock

Depicted here is a peacock sitting n a branch of tree. Peacock symbolizes prosperity, peace, beauty and dignity.