The origin of torans (Sanskrit. torana, from tor, pass) can be traced to Puranas (Hindu mythological works). Torans or bandanwaars are used to decorate the main entrance of the home. The main idea behind decorating the homes is to please and attract the goddess of wealth Lakshmi and also to welcome guests as they enter the home.

The origin of torans (Sanskrit. torana, from tor, pass) can be traced to Puranas (Hindu mythological works). Torans or bandanwaars are used to decorate the main entrance of the home. The main idea behind decorating the homes is to please and attract the goddess of wealth Lakshmi and also to welcome guests as they enter the home.

Earthenstyle Human Chain Terracotta Wall Hanging Online in India, Buy at Best Price from Goodlife.com - 240741

Earthenstyle Human Chain Terracotta Wall Hanging Online in India, Buy at Best Price from Goodlife.com - 240741

Africa | Girl aprons (cache-sexe) from the Kirdi people of Northern Cameroon | Glass beads, cowrie shells and fiber | 20th century

Africa | Girl aprons (cache-sexe) from the Kirdi people of Northern Cameroon | Glass beads, cowrie shells and fiber | 20th century

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