The most difficult part is to get the right expression  of emotion or 'bhava' on the face of the icon, be it Buddha or Shiva.

The most difficult part is to get the right expression of emotion or 'bhava' on the face of the icon, be it Buddha or Shiva.
The ancient art of India is not an expression of the sacred, it is the experience itself! That explains the absence of the signature of the artist who looses his own individual identity in the expression of the Infinite.
Here's Shubheshwar Kashyap, our mastercraftsmen from Bastar, Chattisgarh trying to make the Buddha in wax before casting in metal.

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