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Varanasi Annapurna Idol: Key Highlights

The Varanasi Annapurna idol is being brought back to India after a century from Canada. It was stolen from a Varanasi temple about a century ago. This 18th century sculpture is carved in the ‘Benares style’ and is a representation of the goddess of food. The goddess is represented as holding a bowl of kheer ..




Idol smuggling in India

Given India’s long history and it’s rich social culture, there is no wonder that several pieces of priceless art have been created in the past. However, while these sources of art and culture, which should be a source of immense pride for all Indians to be safely located in centers of culture for all to ..