Garuda, the Invincible Mount of Bhagwan Vishnu

Garuda, the Invincible Mount of Bhagwan Vishnu

Garuda occupies a profound and important function in Hindu scriptures, currently being acknowledged as the adversary of nagas. Intriguingly, in spite of this adversarial romance, he serves as the revered mount of Lord Vishnu. Notably, Lord Vishnu reclines on Sheshnag, a divine serpent, as his couch. This paradoxical coexistence of foes Garuda, the enemy of nagas, and Sheshnag, the serpent supporting Lord Vishnu exemplifies the intricate and mysterious nature inherent in Hindu mythology. It demonstrates the profound depths and subtle nuances embedded in just about every factor of these historic narratives. In the broad tapestry of Hindu mythology, the tale...

The Meaning of Being 'Irish' in Today's World

The Meaning of Being ‘Irish’ in Today’s World

THE MEANING OF BEING IRISH IN TODAYS WORLD. WHY WE MUST LEARN FROM THE PAST TO UNDERSTAND WHO WE ARE TODAY. The Personal Musings, of a 100% Irishman! Many people, have recently expressed opinions on what is means to be Irish. Some people back home in Ireland, have become quite fixated on their notion of what constitutes Irishness and have indeed insulted many of the Irish diaspora in calling them somewhat less than Irish, Plastic Paddies or Irish Lite, for want of better words or descriptions. The native Irish have developed an abhorrence, to what they perceive as Paddywhackery or...

Set of four Biedermeier Chairs- styylish

Sitting Pretty: Biedermeier Chair Design

The Biedermeier era spanned from the late 1810s until eventually the early 1840s and was a time of wonderful cultural and creative flourishing in Central Europe. This period, marked by a rising middle course looking for stability and comfort and ease, gave increase to a distinct layout fashion acknowledged as Biedermeier, which left an indelible mark on household furniture structure, especially chairs. Characterized by its emphasis on simplicity, class, and performance, Biedermeier chair structure has remaining a lasting legacy that carries on to impact household furniture layout to this working day. Origin and Societal Context of Biedermeier Chair Design The...

Tough love: A dramatic, large Bronze Okimono depicting a pair of wrestling Lion Dogs

Tough love: A dramatic, large Bronze Okimono depicting a pair of wrestling Lion Dogs

  Our highlighted item for February is this great, huge Bronze Okimono team depicting a pair of fighting Lion Canines, a the latest addition to our selection of Japanese late 19th Century Metalwork. As 1 of the Shishi is substantially larger than the other, it is probable a guardian having fun with a “playful” wrestle with its young.     Shishi are typically depicted in the vicinity of waterfalls and in Japanese legend, it is claimed that adult Shishi would toss their offspring from a high rock as a test of the energy and resilience of their younger. If the...

When Duryodhana Ordered To Imprison Lord Krishna

Yudhishthir expressed his hesitations to Krishna, declaring that he was unsure about sending him to the Kauravas. Despite Krishna’s intelligent counsel, Duryodhan may not heed the great guidance. Also, all the warriors beneath Duryodhan’s management were assembled, making Krishna’s journey a probable possibility. Yudhishthir was fearful that Krishna’s existence could possibly not be welcomed there. In response, Krishna acknowledged Duryodhan’s deceitful mother nature but recommended making an attempt a peaceful resolution. He assured Yudhishthir that even if his peaceful endeavours failed, he would not enable any damage arrive to the Pandavas. Krishna also disclosed that he could tackle any condition,...

Early 19C Ornate Middle Eastern Bronze Bin

MY MUSINGS ON INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2024 AND THE REASONS TO BE OPTIMISTIC

(Viewpoint Piece – by Nevan OShaughnessy, Owner of Rockwell Antiques Dallas, 1500 Sector Middle Blvd., Dallas, TX 75207 Ph: (972) 685-0808 Email: [email protected] Web site: www,rockwellantiquesdallas.com MY MUSINGS ON Inside Style and design Tendencies FOR 2024 (AND Over and above) AND THE Causes TO BE OPTIMISTIC Several Customers, who go to us or simply contact us with inquiries, have usually raised the matter of how standard antiques can ‘blend’ and be utilised in a up to date environment?. I have read all sides of the debate and there are in fact, deserves, to all sides. Several people have grow to...

Julien Lachaud: Visionary Woodworker and Artist

Julien Lachaud: Visionary Woodworker and Artist

Meet Julien Lachaud, a person of the remarkable artisans Styylish is representing in the US. Julien Lachaud is a French, visionary woodworker whose operate transcends common woodworking, generating pieces that are not just purposeful but also performs of artwork. Lachaud holds a Brevet de Technicien de Matrise diploma and has gleaned a great deal working experience from yrs at esteemed cupboard-earning companies. Just after experiencing a lifetime-modifying accident, he embraced his enthusiasm for woodworking and established his workshop in southern Vende in 2008. Lachaud is nicely recognized for his ground breaking flair, and collaborates with artisans and artists to infuse...

Welcome to our Spring Newsletter

Welcome to our Spring Newsletter

  In quite a few approaches, it has felt like a lengthy, cold, darkish, moist Winter, but there is no blunder now that the days are having for a longer period, the Magnolia is starting to bloom and the temperature is tentatively starting to increase. Spring is on its way and with that, it is time for the most recent version of our quarterly Oriental Artwork-inspired Newsletter. In this version, we mark the commence of the New Lunar 12 months by telling The Tale of the 4 Dragons, one particular of the most common Chinese people stories. We glow a...

Significance Of Creating Idols The Shastric Way

Significance Of Creating Idols The Shastric Way

/*! elementor – v3.20.0 – 13-03-2024 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Recent Posts Significance Of Creating Idols The Shastric Way When Duryodhana Ordered To Imprison Lord Krishna Garuda, the Invincible Mount of Bhagwan Vishnu The Form And Iconography Of Ugra Narasimha The Divine Form of Varadaraja Perumal of Kanchipuram /*! elementor – v3.20.0 – 13-03-2024 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} /*! elementor – v3.20.0 – 13-03-2024 */ .elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-stacked .elementor-drop-cap{background-color:#69727d;color:#fff}.elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-framed .elementor-drop-cap{color:#69727d;border:3px solid;background-color:transparent}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap{margin-top:8px}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap-letter{width:1em;height:1em}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap{float:left;text-align:center;line-height:1;font-size:50px}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap-letter{display:inline-block} In the profound realm of Hinduism, the creation of idols, especially in adherence to the Shastric tradition, holds immense significance. This...

Scandinavian rococo chair

Scandinavian Antique Furniture Styles: A Journey Through Time

Scandinavian antique furniture styles provide a fascinating glimpse into the loaded history and cultural exchanges that have shaped the region’s style aesthetic. From the opulent French-encouraged models of the 18th century to the modern and useful Mid-Century fashionable designs, Scandinavian household furniture displays a exceptional blend of influences and craftsmanship. 18th Century: French Magnificence Fulfills Swedish Sophistication 18th-century Scandinavian home furnishings layout was characterized by a blend of European variations. In distinct, the 18th century marked a time period of sizeable cultural exchange among Sweden and France, influencing the structure of Scandinavian furnishings. French kinds, this kind of as Rococo...