Dimension: (W:H:L):17: 12
Weight: 0.1 kg
Description: Colorful Dancing Ganesha Pattachitra Canvas Painting is so stunning to behold. Not only will it grab attention, but its vibrant color palettes give your wall a wow-worthy look.
Pattachitra art is a traditional and popular form of art practiced in Odisha. It’s an intricate art over a piece of cloth depicting various stories of Hindu deities, through motifs, designs, and unique patterns.
The process involves preparing the canvas, by coating the cloth with stone powder and gum made out of tamarind seeds. Making it ready to receive the paint. It is a tradition to complete the border first. The application of colors and materials is wholly natural. Five colors white, red, yellow, green, black, known as Pancha Tatwa been used to color the Picture. The white color derive by soaking, drying, and churning seashell, The red extract from a stone Hingula, stone Haritlal is used for yellow, Green color elicited from leaves and green stones, and black is obtained from lamp soot, or either from burning coconut shell.120 more colors are used by mixing of the Pancha Tatwa color. The hair of, mouse, buffalo, and Keya roots are used to make the brush. Tied the hair in a bamboo stick. After completion of the painting, the canvas is held over a charcoal fire and lacquer is applied to the surface. The flower border on the painting makes it more significant.
Lord Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Dancing means Nritya In Sanskrit, as the name suggests Nritya Ganpati is a happy dancer. Represents the joyful and relaxed side of Lord Ganesha among his 32 forms.
His physical feature has different attributes. His big belly contains the whole universe, which he tied up with a serpent the kundalini. His large head represents wisdom and knowledge, his large ears a wise person listens to everything. The two tusks are called Medha(intellect) and Shradha(faith). The broken tusk is called the Medha and the complete one is called the Shradha, which signifies noteworthy focus towards the ultimate goal. The trunk above his small mouth depicts work more and talk less.
Lord Ganesha holds an Ankush in the right upper arm, which signifies to move on the righteous path his devotee, the upper left-hand bearing noose, which is a symbol that he will capture all the odd and hardship from his devotee’s pathway. With axe Lord Ganesha repel the obstacle of his devotee, the rosary in his hand depicts once persuasion of knowledge over spirituality never gets stopped. The broken tusk illustrates his sacrifice and devotion towards his work one should learn from. He dances to the combination of Tandava and Lasya inherited both from his father Lord Shiva and mother Goddess Parvati. With one foot on the ground and another is slightly bent towards the knee represents that a wise person is from earth but not entirely of this earth. A rat is one side looking at him, with a humble eye define the desire and ego has to be under control, otherwise, it will distract and destroy the inner goodness.
Usually many gift idols and statues to dear ones as a gift, so considering a Pattachitra as a gift will be a great choice which makes your statement a unique one among others. As he is the bestowed of prosperity and wealth, so keeping one at home or office, will be beneficial in any way.
Care: Use a soft cloth for dusting on the surface of the painting.