Goddess Kali as Mahishasurmardini

Goddess Kali as Mahishasurmardini

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The beautiful image of Kali killing the demon Mahishasur in being given a detail and refine treatment. The goddess is depicted with her eight hands and each hand is carrying different weapons. The demon and the lion are also beautifully painted. Patachitra as an art form originated in the eastern state of Orissa. Derived from the Sanskrit words patta (a piece of cloth), chitra (painting or picture), Patachitra is a folk art form drawn on a piece of silk, cotton or any other fabric, portraying traditional motifs and imageries of religion and society. The concept of painting on specially treated cloth (pattas) originated as a ritual; elements of folk art and craft characterise each finely executed Patachitra. Over the years, it has developed into a distinct school of art.

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The beautiful image of Kali killing the demon Mahishasur in being given a detail and refine treatment. The goddess is depicted with her eight hands and each hand is carrying different weapons. The demon and the lion are also beautifully painted. Patachitra as an art form originated in the eastern state of Orissa. Derived from the Sanskrit words patta (a piece of cloth), chitra (painting or picture), Patachitra is a folk art form drawn on a piece of silk, cotton or any other fabric, portraying traditional motifs and imageries of religion and society. The concept of painting on specially treated cloth (pattas) originated as a ritual; elements of folk art and craft characterise each finely executed Patachitra. Over the years, it has developed into a distinct school of art.

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