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Indra existed before the Rigveda was written. The character description is so elaborate that you tend to believe that he existed. The great civilizations evolved from small tribes. Indra must be a leader of one of such tribes and his glory is recited over the ages and ages. The words were finally written down in form of Rigveda where his function is a supreme protector.
'Indrasmriti' is an attempt to visualize the Dynasty of Indra, the King of Gods. The project deals with the previsualization art/ pre‐production art, which can be used in a comic book or an audio‐visual medium. The design process included research related to the descriptions of Indra and the subsequent interpretations of the ideas identified. The interpretations are in the form of traditional and digital illustrations, later complied in the form of a book, titled Indrasmriti, which is an attempt to keep the memory of the forgotten hero alive.
A small attempt towards remembering the most respected god from the Rived, who is no longer worshiped as a god nor there exists a temple of him. The title speaks all about the project‐ remembering Indra, once again in today's era.
Indrasmriti is an outcome of research and an expression of art. It covers a selective elements related to Indra and his dynasty towards the creators of the great mythologies.
Case Study Downloads:
• Indrasmriti - Remembering Indra - pdf