'The Tree of Knowledge' formation - Delhi CWG 2010
Highlighting the guru-shishya parampara, the tree of knowledge represented the six seasons and six traditional dance forms of India - Odissi, Mohiniyattam, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak and Manipuri. We salute you Biraju maharaj ji, Raja & Radha Reddy who guided the dancers!!
'The Tree of Knowledge' Season change - Delhi CWG 2010
The six seasons of India namely - Vasant (Spring), Grishma (Summer), Varsha (Monsoon), Sharad (Autumn), Hemant (Pre-Winter), Shishir (Winter) were beautifully brought to life.This is the season change from Monsoon to Autumn. Do not miss the raindrop effects on the aerostat :)
Countdown & Aerostat release - Delhi CWG 2010
The Aerostat was the star of the ceremony, providing such a visual treat. The energy of the countdown is something one can't explain. You have to be there to feel it :)
Unveiling of the 'Mahatma Gandhi' hologram - Delhi CWG 2
Gautam Buddha & awakening of the Kundalini - Delhi CWG 2010
The Gautam Buddha image is lit with bulbs and the hologram of the rising Kundalini (corporeal energy) from Muldhara Chakra (base of spine) to Shasrara Chakra (top of head) depicts the enlightenment he received under the Bodhi tree of knowledge.
Standing ovation for the Indian contingent - Delhi CWG 2010