Month: September 2015

Reginald Massey’s Book Page

Atmospheric Embroidery by Meena Alexander   Glyndebourne Summer and Bitter Strawberries by Minoo Golvala   Taste of British South Asian Theatres: Aesthetics and Production by Chandrika Patel In 1996 there was organised at New Delhi’s India International Centre an important seminar titled The Muse and the Minorities: Social Concerns and Creative Cohesion. I was invited to speak…

Indian Deities and Indian Culture in Japan

Photographs & Text by Benoy K Behl (film-maker, art-historian and photographer) Hindu Deities Most people are not aware that at least a score of Hindu deities are very actively worshiped in Japan. In fact, there are hundreds of shrines to Saraswati alone. There are innumerable representations of Lakshmi, Indra, Brahma, Ganesha, Garuda and other deities.…

error: