Author: Smridhi Chadha

Smridhi Chadha is based in New Delhi and Oxford and is a specialist in the study of Ancient Indian Classics and Religion(s). She enjoys exploring modern interpretations and historiographical writings about India's distant past and she employs an interdisciplinary methodology to recover what remains superficially hidden. She has obtained her Bachelors (Hons) and Masters in History from the University of Delhi, along with an MPhil in Classical Indian Religion from the University of Oxford. A diverse and multidisciplinary academic background has shaped her curiosity to employ anthropological and art-historical tools to study historical subjects in modern settings.

The Divine Union of Ganesha and India’s Metallurgical Marvels

An exquisite brass artwork from India portrays Ganesha with Siddhi & Riddhi, skilfully blending metallurgy, culture, and Hindu spirituality, creating a captivating symbol of depth and devotion.

Smridhi Chadha

15 August 2023

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