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Maha Shivratri 2022: Artists pay tribute to Lord Shiva with unique creations, from sand art to rangoli

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created an installation of Lord Shiva using 23,436 Rudraksha beads on Puri beach

lord shivaTake a look at these beautiful artworks (Source: Shikha Sharma/Instagram; Sudarsan Pattnaik/Twitter)

On the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri, said to signify the convergence of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Shakti, artists are paying their tribute to the God of Destruction with stunning artworks.

A rangoli artist and her team have created a 3D rangoli art of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati at Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple. The stunning artwork by Shikha Sharma shows Goddess Parvati putting a garland on Lord Shiva, as he smiles.

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Take a look.

As expected, the artwork received a lot of praise from netizens. “Mind blowing art. Superb Shikha ji. You are the creator of your success,” wrote on user, while another expressed, “Who can make out that these are rangoli colours? You are truly talented.”

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik also created a Lord Shiva installation using 23,436 Rudraksh beads.


“On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, for the first time, I have used 23,436 rudrakshya installed on my sand art of Lord Shiva at Puri beach,” he said on Twitter. According to PTI, “Pattnaik used 12 tonnes of sand to complete the artwork in six hours”

One user wrote, “Mesmerised by your art and creativity”. Several others wished each other on the auspicious occasion.

What do you think of these artworks?

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First published on: 01-03-2022 at 05:00:57 pm
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