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1000-yr-old Shiva-Parvati idol, stolen and smuggled to US, to return home

1000-yr-old Shiva-Parvati idol, stolen and smuggled to US, to ...

A historic Chola-era idol of Shiva and Parvati, stolen from a temple in India and sumggled into the United States by notorious Indian art dealer Subhash Kapoor, has been recovered from a university in Indiana. Kapoor had sold the some 1,000-year-old idol to David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University, concealing the true identity of the artifacts. The bronze idol is now under the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and would be ..., 2 months ago
Zee TV

"It takes 2 hours to get into my Shiv look!" says Himanshu Soni

Actor to now be seen in the traditional avatar of Lord Shiva as Neeli Chatri Waale showcases Shiv Leela from 10th January Zee TV's immensely popular light-hearted drama Neeli Chatri Waale has struck the chord with audiences through its ...
 Zee TV3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Why shankh (conch) is so important in Hindu consciousness

The shankh or conch is a lovely thing, isn't it? Many people have one in the devghar or enjoy conch imagery like Parvati described as kambu-kanthya (with her throat as smooth as a conch) in the 18th-century song Jambupathe about Shiva as water. This ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

From Shiva's matted hair to Buddha's curls: Tracing the mane

Braids, buns, chignons, intricately arranged curls and neatly combed straight hair, Kesa-vinyas, an ongoing exhibition of hairstyles in Indian art organised by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), will make viewers gape at the superior skills ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Speaking Tree

Kartikeya - Six Beings Embedded in One Body

The miraculous thing about Shiva's son Kartikeya is that he was a great experiment where six beings were combined into one body. There have been many experiments like this in the past, where two yogis have shared one body. In the same body, there ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago

Women celebrate Kunchoth

Excelsior Correspondent BHADERWAH, Feb 11: Kunchoth—a traditional festival was celebrated in Bhaderwah and erstwhile district Doda with zest, zeal and great fervour. The festival envisages a message for the union of two souls and ...
 Daily Excelsior.com7 hours ago

Divine Tricksters

I used to teach a seminar on "Myth and Movies" to aspiring scriptwriters at CBS Studios in the late '90s. A side gig for a Folklore and Mythology professor (Dan Brown take note) who knew little about scriptwriting but a whole lot about character ...
 Huffington Post10 hours ago

Jammu as independent tourist destination

Sir, This has a reference to Secretary Tourism Farooq Ahmed Shah's statement published in this paper on 24th Jan. under Heading Purmandal and Utterbehni to be developed as pilgrim, heritage sites. This is indeed a welcome step that these world ...
 Daily Excelsior.com13 hours ago
The Hindu

Best of the Koodiyattam

Artistes from Kalamandalam treated the audience to a spectacular Koodiyattam presentation, writes Lakshmi Ramakrishna. With just huge trees and idols in the backdrop, a performance of Koodiyattam came as a refreshing change at Public Gardens ...
 The Hindu20 hours ago

Re-connect to your roots: Four cultural festivals you should attend in India

There's immense satisfaction in bringing about a change in society. Helping rural communities and participating in their lifestyle to form a tangible support system is the way forward. Thanks to the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives ...
 Economic Times1 day ago
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