Antique Brass Tiruchoornam Bharani (Container)

  This wonderful art object in the form of a fish is actually a Bharani (Container) made out of Brass metal used for storage of red powder called Tiruchoornam. Tiruchoornam is used by Vaishnavite sect of Hindu Brahmin Community to apply Namam, a religious mark on their forehead. Vaishnavism and the NamamĀ  Namam mark is… Continue reading Antique Brass Tiruchoornam Bharani (Container)