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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

Winter warmers for Christmas at the Silk Road Gallery. Tibetan Blankets in vibrant colours and lovely soft Cashmere Scarves in natural tones. Both are a perfect winter present, lightweight, soft and warm.

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These are a few of my favourite things: Pot Bellied Ganesh

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These are a few of my favourite things: Pot Bellied Ganesh

These are a few of my favourite things One of my favourite objects in the gallery is the Pot Bellied Ganesh. I can’t remember when my love of elephants began but they are something of a life long passion, so when I first visited India 40 years ago not only was I thrilled to see so many elephants in the flesh, I was immediately and inevitably drawn to the elephant headed Hindu god Ganesh. Carved statues of Ganesh are often seen in the lintel over a door frame at the entrance to a house or by the side of the...

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Ganesh Statues in Kathmandu

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Ganesh Statues in Kathmandu

Just back from a month in Nepal trekking for two weeks in Upper Mustang and looking around  Kathmandu. Kathmandu has changed utterly since my fist visit 33 years ago, shabby modernisation has arrived along with a tenfold increase in population. But the back alleys and courtyards are still fascinating with their numerous Buddhist shrines and old statues of the elephant headed hindu god Ganesh, sometimes known as Ganesha or, affectionately, as Ganeshpati. Stone statues of Ganesh are everywhere, almost always with their foreheads smeared with red sandalwood paste and surrounded by a scattering of flowers. The two photographs below were...

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