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Bangal Ragini, from an illustrated Ragamala series

"Deepawali (Diwali) at the Shrine" Mughal painting

Deepawali (Diwali) at the Shrine, Hindu Water Color Painting on PaperArtist:Navneet Parikh

By the time of Shah Jahan (reigned 1628-1658), the Mughal empire's wealth was enough to build the Peacock Throne at Delhi, the symbol of imperial power. Decorated with rubies, sapphires, diamonds, etc. (note - this is Shah Jahan but on a lesser throne with some of the same design elements as the Peacock Throne)

Peacock Throne Designed by Designer of Taj Mahal is Covered with Fabulous Pearls

Rajasthani ladies lighting fireworks during Diwali, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Rajasthan, 18th century.

Rajasthani ladies lighting fireworks during Diwali, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Rajasthan, century.

Mughal Emperor Portrait Art

The dazzling artwork featured here is unique to the dynasty it honors, a celebration of the heritage, accomplishments and beauty that will give you a reason to add it to your cherished collection or decor.

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By Murad Dhanyashri Ragini Page from an illustrated Ragamala series

What’s the meaning of the snake around Shiva’s neck? Why does he have a moon on his head? The symbols of Shiva explained.

Shiva has some symbols which are explained by Sadhguru. The symbols of Shiva are Third Eye, Nandi, Trishul, Moon & Snake.

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