Local Artists from Bihar led by Ashok Kumar Biswas
Tikuli Painting - Chaath Puja
In this painting, the festival of Chaath Puja is depicted. According to mythology, Lord Rama & his wife Sita kept fast and offered puja to Sun god during their coronation after returning to Ayodhya from exile. The goddess that is worshipped during this puja is Chaathi Maiya, who is referred as Usha in Vedas, Sun God’s wife. The devotees who perform this ritual have to stand in water, waist down and offer prayers to Chaathi Maiya during sunset & sunrise the following day.
- Package Content : 1 Painting , painted on wood
|Size of Painting||61 cm x 30.2 cm|
The modern form of this art is seen as the incarnation of decorative “bindi” worn by women on the forehead. The motifs of hindu mythological characters are used in Tikuli Paintings. Tikuli Art was originated in Patna and is believed to be 800 years old art.
This Tikuli art painting has been made by a group of local artists from Bihar trained by the pioneer Ashok Kumar Biswas.
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.