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Lecture : Krishna Shringara By Dr. Harsha V Dehejia
February 19, 2017

You are cordially invited to The L.D. Museum Lecture Series on Art, Culture & Heritage

KRISHNA SHRINGARA to be delivered by Dr.Harsha V. Dehejia Eminent Art Historian & Adjunct Professor, College of the Humanities of Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario - Canada

on Saturday, March 18th, 2017 Time: 5:30 pm. Venue: Lecture Hall, Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum, Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology Campus, Near Gujarat University, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad.

Harsha V. Dehejia has a double doctorate, one in Medicine and the other in Ancient Indian Culture. He is a practicing physician and is also Adjunct Professor in the College of the Humanities of Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario - Canada. He has published extensively on Krishna Shringara, curated many exhibitions and produced two documentaries.

Krishna Shringara:
To fully understand Krishna Shringara one must, in Jayadeva's words, not only have a romantic sensitivity but equally have steadfast...
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Visit of Distinguished VVIP's on Jan.27st, 2017
January 27, 2017

The team of experts & scholars: Dr.B.R. Mani (Director General, National Museum, New Delhi) accompanied by Dr.P.K. Sharma (President, Museum Association of India ) and Dr.D.P. Sharma (Archaeologist, Museologist & Art Historian), visited the L.D. Museum and N.C. Mehta Gallery on Jan.27th, 2017. Prof. Ratan Parimoo (Director - L.D. Museum & N.C. Mehta Gallery) welcomed the team of distinguished experts and conducted guided tour of the Museum. It was the worthy visit of renown scholars. We would like to share here their compliments.

"I regret my short visit to the Museum. I want to visit again and enjoy the galleries, particularly the rich collection of miniature paintings. Thanks to Prof. Ratan Parimoo and his team" - Dr. B.R. Mani

"Today, I am so delighted to visit this Museum as I earlier missed it not coming here long back in 1990s. I heard it when I was in touch with Prof. Ratan Parimoo Ji, during my services in National Museum Institute. All the Best Regards." -...
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New on Display after Restoration: Reconstructed Group of Sculptures from Ladol
October 16, 2016

New on Display after Restoration: Reconstructed Group of Sculptures from Ladol

Recently after Restoration, we have installed two sets of seated Tirthankara images along with Pitha, Parikara and Fly-whisk bearers, one dated V.S.1330 = 1274 A.D. and the other dated V.S.1337 = 1280 A.D. As display spaces, we have chosen the small enclosures of the wall-doors which are part of the design by the architect of L.D. Museum building. The act of assembling together five pieces including the Tirthankara, according to the traditional principles has transformed the door enclosure into devakulika- khattaka of the medieval Jaina temple.

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