Darshan

 
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This is a painting showing a devotee moving to take Darshan ( Say a prayer and pay respects) at the Shivaji Park Memorial of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar. He was born in a low caste family but went on to write India's Constitution after Independance.He saw to it that the underprivilaged got their due by ensuring a reservation for them in education and jobs. After being denied an entry into a Hindu temple he along with millions of followers converted to Buddhism. On 6 December every year. thousands turn up and pay their respects at his shrine. This was a lone man walking for a Darshan.

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Guest - Dec 04, 2005 11:03 PM EDT
When an artist appreciates, it feels good. Thaks, Mary.
Guest - Dec 02, 2005 09:36 PM EDT
Very nice and creative artwork and the story/history it represents makes it even more interesting.
Guest - Dec 02, 2005 09:19 PM EDT
Thanks, Carol. Glad you liked it.
Guest - Dec 02, 2005 05:34 AM EDT
Nice painting and story, Thanks for sharing. Carol

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