Kathi Diva's Prayer Altar

About: I have been involved in some form of the arts since the tender age of five. It has always been my dream to create something that other people could enjoy. I also love pretty things but I am quite frugal so...

I designed and built this Prayer Altar as a gift to my friend who is Hindu.  She has been wanting a large Prayer Altar for many years but did not have a lot of extra money to spend on one.  She came to me about making one for her but I was very nervous because I had never built steps; let alone, an altar.  This project took me about two days to complete and she is very happy with it.  Looking back, there are a few things that I would have done differently but I am still happy with the results.

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    7 years ago on Introduction

    Nice, you should put the photo of the finished alter first, so it appears in the thumbnail.

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    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Even better, if you could get a photo of it in use (with objects in place on the steps).


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you soooo much Kiteman! You are so insightful! The Altar was used for a worship ceremony last night and I asked for a picture of it being used. I will have the picture tomorrow! Though, my friend doesn't seem to understand why I need this particular picture. Thank you, Thank You, Thank You!