It’s a Puzzlement



At the palace in Thanjuvar, there is a collection of magnificent bronze sculptures.  The most magnificent of them all is a gloriously relaxed and serene Shiva.  We were told that this sculpture has traveled to over twenty major museums around the world, where, I am certain, people queued up to pay big bucks to marvel at its exquisite simplicity.  Here, at it’s home, it is displayed in a rather dingy case in which the light bulb has burned out and not been replaced.  For want of a light bulb, this incredible piece of art stands in obscurity.  If it weren’t for the peace and tranquility that the statue conveys, one would almost weep.


Slightly blurry but still beautiful


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