Friday, September 17, 2010

Decorative umbrellas …

These colorful and trendy paper umbrellas, known as Chatra, is a symbol of respect are getting popular in the decorations for Ganesha festivities; these are installed above the idol as a form of symbolic protection in a belief that the gods must be covered, a gesture showing respect….


Travelingjoan Fri Sep 17, 03:57:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Interesting tradition, very colorful and great photo display.

Roberto Machado Alves Fri Sep 17, 04:44:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Very interesting and beautiful. By the way, Chatre has great significance in their culture. I loved the colors.