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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Happy Janmashtami: Krishna Paintings from Raghurajpur, Odisha

Happy Janmashtami and Gokulashtami to all my readers. On this joyous birthday of Lord Krishna, let’s all enjoy Krishna Leela through these beautiful Patta Chitra paintings from Raghurajpur in Odisha. May the digital generation of today enjoy these paintings and the associated stories as much as I enjoyed it by listening to my mother and grandparents.

Krishna and his Gopikas Patta Chitra created by the chitrakaars of Raghurajpur, Odisha

Tusser Silk Paintings of Krishna and his gopikas at Raghurajpur, Odisha

Raghurajpur Pattachitra in different forms, colors and depicting different stories

Beautiful Raghurajpur Pattachitra of Krishna and his gopikas in an elephant and horse form

If you wish to buy these paintings, you can directly reach out to the artisans whose contact details are mentioned in my article - Raghurajpur PattaChitra: India's Miniature Art Honed for over 2500 years

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