Friday, August 20, 2010


Mt Abu region, 18th century. From the collection of the Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

The sacred thread, worn from the left shoulder, signifies a Brahmin, meaning: one who has realised Brahman, the Supreme Self.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Temple Lock

Shri Ganesha is the guardian of the Kundalini and also the one who gives permission for the opening of each of the seven chakras, during Her ascent.