State Awardee, Asha Devi from Bihar
Madhubani Painting - Sermon under the Tree
This painting highlights the importance of Banyan tree in Hindu mythology. It combines the theme of “Vat Savitri” and “recital of Bhagwat Gita”. The common object being Banyan Tree, “Vat”. In North India, women perform ritual (fasting and worshipping Banyan Tree) during the festival called “Vat Savitri” for the well being of their husbands and for a prosperous and happy family life. According to other legend, it is believed that Lord Krishna recited Bhagwat Gita to Arjun under a Banyan tree.
The painting is made on hand-made paper washed with cow dung to bring health and happiness in life.
- Package Content : 1 Painting
|Size of Painting||56 cm x 77 cm|
|Material Used||Handmade Paper|
Madhubani Art dates back to the epochal period of Ramayana. According to mythology, King Janak ordered his subjects to decorate the entire town during Sita’s swayamvar. Since women generally stayed indoor, they decorated the walls with beautiful paintings.
The painting has been made by State Awardee, Asha Devi from Bihar.
Product Note :This product is hand-painted / handcrafted by the artisans. Hence, there is a possibility of slight variations in colour or designs. The asymmetry present in handmade product makes it truly unique and beautiful.