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Breaking barriers: Assam woman weaves Bhagwat Geeta in English, Sanskrit

ANI
Published : Dec 2, 2017, 11:35 am IST
Updated : Dec 2, 2017, 11:35 am IST

Hemprabha, a weaver from Assam has woven 500 verses of Bhagwat Geeta in Sanskrit and a chapter in English.

Hemprabha, has urged the government for a museum for preservation and display of her work. (Photo: ANI)
 Hemprabha, has urged the government for a museum for preservation and display of her work. (Photo: ANI)

Dibrugarh: Breaking the language barrier, Hemprabha, a weaver from Assam, is weaving Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit.

Till now, Hemprabha has woven 500 verses of Bhagwat Geeta in Sanskrit and a chapter in English.

 

She started this work last year in December.

Before this, Hemprabha has weaved six stanza of Sankardev Gunamala on a 17 inch broad and 80 feet long Guna and Muga Silk cloth, which took her nine months to complete.

"After the hard work of nine month, I weaved the Gunamala on cloth. I have been appreciated a lot all over the state for my work. Now I am weaving Bhagwat Geeta in Sanskrit and English language," she said.

Hemprabha, has urged the government for a museum for preservation and display of her work.

Tags: assamese woman, weaving, bhagwad geeta
Location: India, Assam, Dibrugarh