The love story of Krishna and Radha is an oft-told tale in Hindu mythology. It represents divine regality, an ocean of unlimited bliss.
This Pattachitra painting is created with a mix of chalk and gum over a dried palm leaf, (known as a Patta) and artistically depicts the divine bonding of Radha and Krishna in Gokul.
This exquisite 34” x 64” painting, created on Tussar Silk adds a touch of vibrancy and mythology to your home and can be proudly displayed in your living room, den or study.
A representation of tribal lifestyle, culture, rituals and daily chores in the state of Odisha. Unlike their urban counter parts, the tribal continue to live in seclusion and in the serenity of the Mother Nature (Avagraha in Sanskrit).
Religion forms an integral part of the lives of the tribal people in Orissa. Some of the widely practiced religions are animalism, animism, nature-worship, anthropomorphism, ancestral worship and shamanism. The tribal communities engage in the celebration of various festivals like birth ceremony, marriage, harvesting, sowing, tribal songs and dancing.
Pattachitra painters, who make paintings over a piece of cloth known as Patta or a dried palm leaf, specialize in this unique art-form since generations. Raghurajpur a heritage crafts village in Puri district, Odisha is famous for this ancient craft-works which at least date back to 5 BC. A mixture of chalk and gum is used in unique proportion to create this beautiful piece.
Krishna with his lotus-face beaming with a smile, adorned with a wreath of flowers, doing Leela ( Playing ) , capable of fascinating the god of love (Cupid) himself (with his charm.) Seeing their beloved most Darling arrived, all those women ( Gopis ) , though emaciated and weak at once sprang to their feet, with their eyes wide open with rapturous delight, even as the limbs of the body do on the return of the vital principle .
Making of the Painting - About the Known for its Pattachitra painters, who make paintings over a piece of cloth known as Patta or a dried palm leaf, Raghurajpur is a heritage crafts village in Puri district, Odisha, India. Depicting the art form which dates back to 5 BC, this particular painting from the region is painted with a mixture of chalk and gum.