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Elephanta Caves, Mumbai
Beyond Mythologies - The Story of Trimurti
Experience a journey into the mystical islands of Elephanta as we take you through a walk among the giant gods that have stood the test of time!
Time & Location
Nov 05, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM GMT+5:30
Elephanta Caves, Mumbai, Gharapuri, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400094, India
About the Event
The Trimurti sculpture in the Elephanta Caves of Mumbai narrates the divine trinity of Hinduism with an unparalleled artistic grandeur. Carved from a single rock, this magnificent sculpture represents Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. The harmony of these three divine forces encapsulates the cyclical nature of existence in Hindu cosmology.
But what is the story of their birth?
What functions they perform individually to maintain the balance of the universe?
What are their legendary & inspiring tales?
As visitors stand in awe before this colossal representation, they are not just witnessing a sculpture but delving into the profound philosophy and spiritual depth that defines the Trimurti at Elephanta Caves.
Beyond Mythologies & Cobalt Blue Foundation invites you on a journey into the mystical islands of Elephanta as we take you through a walk among the giant gods that have stood the test of time and who are residing in the marvellous architecture of the temples carved out from single rock! Witness this UNSECO World Heritage Site while savouring the legendary tales of the founding gods of this land: The Story ofTrimurti!
About Elephanta Caves:
Nestled on Elephanta Island in the vibrant city of Mumbai, the Elephanta Caves stand as a testament to ancient artistic brilliance and spiritual devotion. Carved into the rock during the 5th to 7th centuries, these UNESCO World Heritage Site caves are a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Buddhist artistry. The main cave, dedicated to Lord Shiva, houses an awe-inspiring 20-foot-high Trimurti sculpture, depicting the three aspects of the deity. The intricate carvings, adorned with mythological narratives and celestial beings, transport visitors to a bygone era of rich cultural exchange. Accessible by a scenic boat ride from the Gateway of India, the Elephanta Caves are a captivating journey into India's cultural tapestry, inviting exploration and reflection amid the echoes of history.
About Your Host:
Sundeep Verma, with leadership experience at Ogilvy, Grey Worldwide, and Omnicom Group, is an author, graphic novelist, and storyteller. He holds a Master's in Narrative Environment Design from Central Saint Martins College, UK. Sundeep is renowned for his contributions in storytelling, mythological studies, and art psychology through workshops and talks. He is the author of the mythology boo: Ahalya The Unploughed and conducts various business workshops based on mythology and storytelling.
About The Organisation:
Cobalt Blue Foundation (CBF) is a dynamic community organization that ignites imaginations, nurtures creativity, and passionately fosters public engagement, conducts innovative research, and promotes thought leadership in Storytelling, Mythology, and Expressive Arts. It serves as a vibrant hub for like-minded individuals celebrating culture, art, and stories.
Date: Sunday, 29th October, 2023
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Venue: Elephanta Islands, Gharapuri, Mumbai Harbour, Mumbai.
*Please note: This program is independently organised, managed and delivered by Cobalt Blue Foundation.*
In case of any query please contact the CBF organisation directly or visit: www.cobaltbluefoundation.com
Early Bird - Access Pass₹1,499.00+₹37.48 service fee