Ancient Indian Art at the Asian Civilization Museum

To be honest, we found many of the pieces here familiar and I think someone new to Asian culture would find it much more captivating. I would definitely recommend this place as a must see for tourists who have never been to Asia.

This is what drew us at the South Asian section.

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photo by bookjunkie

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photo by bookjunkie

These sculptures remind me of the movie ‘A Passage to India’.

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My cousin revealed to me that the nipples are not shown as a form of censorship as they are considered erotic.

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I thought the male form had a feminine shape. Perhaps all genders supposed to be represented here?

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photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

I find sandstone to be really beautiful. I just love the salamander pinkish tones. It smells good too. One of the famous perfumes called Samsara has a bit of a sandelwood scent. I love how when I blog about something my thoughts drift somewhere else. Does that happen to you too?

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