TBI Photo Essay: Idar – God’s Own Art Gallery
It’s to do with its very name, Idar. This desolate place situated in the arid Aravallis is said to be the abode of two demons, Elva and Durg. Seeing them the villagers used to tremble and blurt out: ‘Idar Chhe!’, which meant `I’m scared!’
The awesome abstract figures of Idar, most of them reminiscent of animals frozen in time, loom over this tiny hamlet. Gigantic in form and spirit, they seem to guard the village folk from the two fearsome demons lurking around the periphery of the village.
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