ll through our growing years, we looked forward to Diwall-that one fime in the year when we lit up our homes with earthen lamps or diyas. But, somewhere through the passage of time, we chose convenience’ over ‘oesthetics, swapped the handcrafted earthen diyas with strings of electric lights, and in the process forgot all about how thrilled we used to be at the very sight of these diyas dotting our homes. .
Oll lamps have always been an integral part of households in India since ancient times. Far before the advent of electricity, people in India lit oll lamps at dusk, to illuminate their homes and offer evening prayers to the family or village deity. Lamps of every shape and size were part of everyday usage and practices.
(Inspired Playing Cards)
Rajaka is a beautiful adaption of the ancient Dashavatara Ganjifa to the more contemporary French-suit, that we are familiar with today. Much like the Ganjifa of old, the intricately-designed Rajaka cards have been adorned with delightful motifs that celebrate traditional Mughal art and architecture styles. Adding to your delight, you will discover woven into the ornate designs of the cards are attributes typically associated with each suit. Spade – War | Hearts – Romance | Club – Agriculture | Diamond – Wealth
The kings and courtiers of India were said to be avid card players who commissioned exquisitely crafted, hand-painted, circular cards, called Ganjifa. Finely embellished, often with gold, Ganjifa cards were symbols of wellbeing and prosperity, transferred as heirlooms from one generation to another. Rajaka brings alive the bygone glory of Ganjifa, taking you back to the stately courts of royalty, where even objects of everyday use were fine works of art.
The Ganesha Arati Book
Winner of CII Design Excellence Awards for Publication and Winner in overall category of Graphic Design. Carry with you the spirit of Ganesha, wherever you go! An elegant gift for any occasion, The Ganesha Arati Book is a celebration of the universal spirit of the endearing elephant-headed Ganesha and the beatific Marathi hymn, Sukhakarta Dukhaharta!
The Ganesha Arati Book is an artistic ode to Ganesha and celebrates the spirit of Sukhakarta Dukhaharta. This is a book for the entire family to come together, delve into each verse and bond over mythical tales! Peppered with endearing legends the let you appreciate the meaning of the hymn, this book connects the splendour of music and language, with the legend of Mayureshwara, the Ganesha of Morgaon, in whose praise we sing Sukhakarta Dukhaharta.
With vibrant artwork, the hymn featured in Devnagri and English, The Ganesha Arati Book is a thoughtful gift your loved ones will cherish for a lifetime!