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Radha Krishna
Radha Krishna


The colourful pattachitra ( on silk 18 x 15 cms )
is a genuine hand crafted painting that depicts the
Radha Krishna dalliance. Radha is passionately
attracted and devoted to Krishna. The love affair
centres around the cowherd village of Vrindavan.
Radha represents the human devotee who gives up
everything in order to cling to Lord Krishna. This
is interpreted as a symbolic love between humanity
and God, a sort of quest for union with the divine.
It represents the bond of love between two souls,
husband and wife, lovers, etc. Of all the deities
worshipped in India, the most popular is Lord
Krishna. He is probably the only Hindu god who is
worshipped at every stage of his life – as a
child, as a youth, as a king, as an avatar,
etc… The word Krishna refers to “dark”,
indicating the supreme consciousness. He is the 8th
avatar or incarnation of Vishnu who was born in a
prison. He is safely carried out by his father
Basudeva and allowed to grow in the countryside
among the cowherds. He is depicted as ever smiling,
lotus eyed god with garland of flowers around his
neck. He appears blue in colour, dons a yellow robe
and wears a peacock feather in his hair. After
slaying his wicked uncle, Krishna ruled from the
city of Dwarka and later joined the Mahabharata war
by joining the Pandavas. He is a favorite subject
of artists who show him as killing demons, stealing
butter or dallying with the gopis or winning the
heart of beautiful Radha.

Item Info:

Item #: 107853
Category: Arts: Paintings
Last updated: March 14, 2012
Item: Single Collectible
Condition: New
Item for: Sale / Swap* / Catalog
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