In the heart of Baroda, now Vadodara, within the royal Gaekwad family’s once sprawling grounds is the Kirti Mandir or Temple of Fame, a towering stone cenotaph built in 1936 to ensure their deceased ancestors’ posterity. A sun, moon, and a map of undivided India etched on a bronze globe, top the shikhara—a sovereign declaration […]

via the mythological frescoes of nandalal bose in vadodara — rama arya’s blog

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