Sikkim's famous mask display the expertise of the locals with wood. Costumed Lamas with gaily painted masks, ceremonial swords and sparkling jewels, leap and swing to the rhythm of resounding drums, trumpeting of horns and chanting of monks.
this mask was dislayed in a shop in m.g marg in gangtok,this place is the heart of the city,not only mask but various art work been seen in this area.it has been a main point to visit for tourist.the art of sikkim has become very popular all over tourist charms.here i would like to share it. hope you like it.
thanks for visit.
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timecapturer (49288) 2012-02-27 2:51
a wonderful mixture of colours and elements here. So much to look at and presented intriguingly. A compelling image! Excellent work!
Have a great week - regards Brian.
dale54 (7279) 2012-02-27 3:31
mrityunjoy hello.all these colors in this go great together,very eyecatching work.light perfect too.tfs! dr
Angshu (56750) 2012-03-04 20:00
Nice one from your angled POV. I was imagining a more Buddhist or Himalayan motifs as masks, not Ganesha. But I think commercialism takes the upper hand rather than traditions
- Copyright: Mrityunjoy Chatterjee (mrichat) (1755)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-01-30
- Categories: Daily Life, Artwork
- Camera: CANON EOS 550D, EF S18-55 IS
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/40 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-02-27 2:43