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The Guide to Indian Clothing

this diagram shows the many ways one can wear a sari. different ways of wearing a sari are connected with a different region of india.

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25 Best Raja Ravi Varma Paintings - 18th Century Indian Traditional Paintings

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HH Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar X Splendidly attired in black velvet with zardozi embroidery, HH Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar X in his youthful glory and grandeur. oil painting by Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906)

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Lakshmi, Krishna's Shakti. Goddess of wealth, spiritual prosperity, and the embodiment of beauty. She is described as bestowing coins of prosperity and flanked by elephants signifying her royal power. The lotus symbolizes the fertile growth of organic life, as the world is continually reborn on a lotus growing out of Vishnu's navel.

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"Portrait of a lady playing sitar" by Raja Ravi Varma (1848–1906) via Wikimedia Commons.

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