Located in Vallikunnam in Mavelikkara taluk, the Padayanivettom Devi temple has had the walls of the sanctum embellished by Naveen and team. Take a look….
The Making of a Mural series has been expanded to include the making of the traditional Anantasayanam and Ardhanariswara murals.
Since as far back as I can remember, and that’s rather a longish patch of time I must mention, I’ve been pulled by the temples of Kerala. If I try and get objective about it, there are a number of factors that may have contributed to this, but while these may well have been necessary, they do not seem sufficient to explain the extent of the significance that very many […]
This is among the more esoteric forms of Siva, the destroyer in the Hindu trinity. Beyond stereotypes, beyond boundaries and frameworks, Siva stands at the periphery of social order. Siva is the eternal ascetic, famed for his excesses, whether in penance and austerities or in sexual vigor. Siva, the intrinsic unpredictability immanent in everything that’s created. Siva, the undifferentiated spirit, the potential from which everything manifests, Purusa, the primordial. Parvati, […]