Title:Culture in Colour: A Visual and Colour in Journey of Nepal
Subject:Coloring Books / Colouring Books
Remarks:B&W Illustrations and Index.
Size:240 x 240 mm
Ganesh page 1
The God of good Fortune who provides prosperity, fortune and success. He is the Lord of beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles of both material and spiritual kind. He is the deity whom worshippers first acknowledge when they visit a temple. His image is placed where new houses are to be built, he is honoured at the start of a journey or business Venture und poets traditionally invoke him at the start of a book. He has four arms that may hold a noose, a goad and pot of rice. He is usually shown in sculpture accompanied by or riding a rat to symbolize Ganesh’s ability to destroy every obstacle.
Flora and Fauna Pages 2,5,48 and 72
Nepal has huge variety of plants and animals due to tis diverse landscape and climate thus making wildlife tourism popular in the country. The rolling densely forested hills and broad Dun Valleys of the Terai along with other parts of the country are renowned for their abundance and variety of wildlife. Though somewhat depleted as a result of agricultural settlements, deforestation, poaching and other causes, Nepal can still boast richer and more varied flora and fauna than any other area in Asia.
The animals found widely include buffalo, elephant, deer, wild boar, crocodile, rhinoceros, and the plats include rhododendrons, sunflowers, rice plantations and bamboo.
Bhairav Page 3
A Hindu deity, a fierce manifestation of Shiva associated with annihilation. Depicted with frowning, angry eyes, sharp, tiger’s teeth and flaming hair. He is naked apart from garlands of skulls and a coiled snake around his neck. In his four hands, he carries a noose, trident, drum and skull and is often show accompanied by a dog. The annual holy day to commemorate the birthday of Bhairav is widely celebrated.