Abhati: The One Who Shines

This painting in its grandeur depicts the life of Mahaveer Jain, the twenty fourth Tirthankara of the Jain traidition. Though Mahaveer was born in a royal family but had left all worldly possession to be a monk at the age of 30.Tirthankaras are the ones who were born as human beings but have attained enlightenment through sacrifice, meditation and self realization. Mahaveer Jain's pursuit of the ultimate truth, knowledge and bliss had continued for 12 long years and his ultimate realization is known as the Keval-Jnana. Dimension 36 inches x 24 inches.


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.
Note: In all its grandeur this can be custom made i.e. hand painted to a dimension of your choice to suit your specific needs.

Dimension 36" x 24" inches
Culture Raghurajpur , Odhisha , India
Medium Tussar Silk painted using chalk and gum
Collections Tussar Silk Painting
Weight0.0 kg
Price$625
Product Codeacpptsmjmd-11




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