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What are Shamanist figures used for?

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What are Shamanist figures used for?

Shamanist figures are used in villages in many areas of the India Himalaya and Nepal. They are used to ward off evil spirits and may be placed anywhere that malevolent spirits could cause harm.

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Magar Masks from Nepal

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Magar Masks from Nepal

Shamanist masks are used throughout the India Himalaya and Nepal. They represent animals, ancestors, deities and are worn at masked dance ceremonies so the wearer can to connect with the spirit, deity or caricature.

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Ganesha Statues & Painting - The background behind the myth

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Ganesha Statues & Painting - The background behind the myth

The Hindu god Ganesh has been represented with the head of an elephant since his early appearances in Indian art. Puranic myths provide many explanations of how he got his elephant head.

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India is a Treasure Store of Traditional Crafts

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India is a Treasure Store of Traditional Crafts

India is a treasure store of traditional crafts. For over 40 years we’ve been travelling to India and been amazed by the diversity of decorative skills.

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Wooden Carvings - Part of a Tradition

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Wooden Carvings - Part of a Tradition

Wood carving is an important decorative and cultural tradition in most parts of India. In the forested north, houses are wholly or partly built from timber and decorated with floral and geometric carving. 

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