Prakriti: The Nature


A representation of tribal’s 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 (Prakrithi 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, fetishism, 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. Dimension 48 inches x 36 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 exclusively for you in a size of your choice to suit your needs.

Dimension 48 x 36 inches
Culture Raghurajpur , Odhisha , India
Medium Tussar Silk painted using chalk and gum
Collections Tussar Silk Painting
Weight0.0 kg
Product Codeacpppptlhn-02

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