NATIONAL COSTUME DESIGNING
Proud Moment for IDA National costume themed ‘APSARA’ by Costume designer Prahlad Maravi Keerti Prajapati Vedita Sîngh vaishnavi lakhera Reshma Chakrawarti.
Apsara (Fairy) is a female spirit of clouds and waters who inhabit in the skies, according to Indian mythologies. These divine beings-straight from the heaven are extremely beautiful and known for their youthful elegance, charming attitude, glamour, magical powers, super natural androphilic magnetism and innate talent of performing arts.
Gold color represents the sun. Source of power, as well as being able to transmit waves of divine consciousness. Gold has a deep rooted significance in Indian history, alluring people from different parts of the world with its beauty and charm. It is also regarded as the seed of Agni (the God of Fire). It is the most sattvik (Sattva-predominant) amongst all the metals, according to Swami Atmashraddhananda in his book Gita for Everyday Living. With the quality of goodness, positivity, truth, wholesomeness, serenity, wholeness, creativity, constructiveness, balance, confidence, peacefulness and virtuousness that is drawn towards Dharma and Jnana. Also a feminine symbol denoting the rhythm of time as it embodies the cycle, immortality, eternity, enlightenment and deep significance in spirituality & higher self. Apsara known for their versatility is a strong representation of an Indian Woman.
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