Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik and his students created sculptures of Lord Shiva.
Taking to Twitter, Pattnaik posted a picture of the mural that features 11 sand sculptures of the God and inscribed with the message “Omm Namah Shivay”.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) February 20, 2020
On the other hand, famous miniature artist L Eswar Rao has crafted a miniature model of ‘Shiva Linga’ on a pencil nib and on the stone inside a small bottle.
Rao comes from Jatni village in Khurda district that is around 20 KM from Bhubaneswar.
Maha Shivratri, which literally translates to “great night of Shiva” is a Hindu festival largely celebrated in India as well as in Nepal.