Heritage of India: Rajasthani Miniature Paintings prints set of National Museum New Delhi

Heritage of India: Rajasthani Miniature Paintings prints set of National Museum New Delhi

The autumn Annakuta Festival. This annual festival is observed by donating a mountain of food, usually rice, to the temple to symbolise the moment Krishna lifted Mount Govardhan to protect his villagers. In Nathdwara the food is then given to the Bhils, the tribal peoples living in Mewar. The left arm of the god Srinathji, a form of Kṛṣṇa, is raised & the murti (idol) is positioned in front of a picchvai decorated with a stylised floral pattern. Two priests attend the god. Rajasthan…

The autumn Annakuta Festival. This annual festival is observed by donating a mountain of food, usually rice, to the temple to symbolise the moment Krishna lifted Mount Govardhan to protect his villagers. In Nathdwara the food is then given to the Bhils, the tribal peoples living in Mewar. The left arm of the god Srinathji, a form of Kṛṣṇa, is raised & the murti (idol) is positioned in front of a picchvai decorated with a stylised floral pattern. Two priests attend the god. Rajasthan…

An illustration from a dispersed Ragamala series. A seated man and woman embracing, while an attendant stands nearby. The corresponding verses are on the reverse. Unidentified.     Rajasthan School.  Date      1772:

An illustration from a dispersed Ragamala series. A seated man and woman embracing, while an attendant stands nearby. The corresponding verses are on the reverse. Unidentified. Rajasthan School. Date 1772:

Tailingi (Telangi) Ragini, Wife of Hindola Bilaspur or Chamba, c. 1700

Tailingi (Telangi) Ragini, Wife of Hindola Bilaspur or Chamba, c. 1700

the two empty urns may represent the unfuffilled lovers who have not been united

the two empty urns may represent the unfuffilled lovers who have not been united

Indian Art

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