Krishna Story#7 – Pattachitra Painting (18″x12″)
Krishna stories are one of the most highly retold stories in Hinduism. From small children to elderly men, the antics of Krishna and the way Radha chides on him brings about awe. It is said that Radha is considered as the supreme goddess in Vaishnavism as Krishna enchants the entire world but only Radha can enchant even Krishna and bind him with her love. Radha is actually a devotee of Krishna who was given an exalted status of Krishna’s consort, but it is also believed that Radha is an incarnation of goddess Lakshmi. In other schools of thought, it is believed that, all 16,000 gopis are reincarnations of goddess Lakshmi of which Radha or Radharani is given a higher importance.Pattachitra or Patachitra is a general term for traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, based in the eastern Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal. Pattachitraartformis known for its intricate details as well as mythological narratives and folktales inscribed in it. Pattachitra is one of the ancient artworks of Odisha, originally created for ritual use and as souvenirs for pilgrims to Puri, as well as other temples in Odisha. Pattachitras are a component of an ancient Bengali narrative art, originally serving as a visual device during the performance of a song.
An exquisite selection of traditional and famous paintings from India for Hindu Puja room, living room, bedroom, family room, hall, kitchen, lounge room, lobby, reception, waiting rooms, main entrance, study rooms. Hand made by traditional Indian Folk Artists.