Elephant – symbol of wisdom,strength & positive energy,AND an inspiration for many artforms at artncraftemporio.com
Elephants have been one of the favourite subject of various cultural depictions in mythology.They are both revered in religion and are known for their prowess in war.They have been depicted in various art forms like pictures,paintings, sculptures, music, film, and even architecture. They are treated positively and are sometimes revered as deities, often symbolising strength and wisdom
Indra was said to ride on a flying white elephant named Airavata, who was made the King of all elephants by Lord Indra. A white elephant is rare and given special significance. The animal often considered sacred and symbolises royalty in Thailand and Burma, where it is also considered a symbol of good luck. Elephants remain an integral part of religion in South Asia and some are even used in various religious practices.Temple elephants are specially trained captive elephants that are used in various temple activities. Among the most famous of the temple elephants is Guruvayur Keshavan of Kerala,India. The royal dasara celebrations of Mysore which till today attracts world tourists has the procession named ‘Jambu Savari’ which is again carried on by the royal elephants
Elephants are also used in festivals in Sri Lanka such as the Esala Perahera.
It is a belief that is carried on from generations that having an elephant in any artform be it at home or office, brings positive energy,wisdom & strength to the natives. artncraftemporio.com showcases a range of elephant inspired arts through handicrafts,home furnishings,home decors. Shop at artncraftemporio.com and adore your home or office with your favourite piece of elephant inspired art.