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Recognised as a Geographical indication by the Government of India, there is much to the Tanjore painting that sets it apart from other classical art forms. On this page, you see a Gajalakshmi Tanjore painting (Gajalakshmi is the name given to the iconography of Devi Lakshmi that features the presence of the gaja or elephant). The serene features, the luscious colours notwithstanding, the most str
Recognised as a Geographical indication by the Government of India, there is much to the Tanjore pai
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The lovely Devi Meenakshi is captured in the sumptuous Tanjore medium. For the devotees of Madurai’s guardian deity, such a painting would be a valuable addition to the home or office space. It depicts the Parvati-Roopa Devi standing with a soft-bellied lotus beneath Her feet. Garlands of fresh flowers of varied colors are around Her neck and Her shoulders, and over the archway of Her temple ent
The lovely Devi Meenakshi is captured in the sumptuous Tanjore medium. For the devotees of Maduraiâ€
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Devi Gayatri is a deity of complex origins. Mother of the Vedas (the Vedamata), She is the personification of the all-important Gayatri mantra. However, according to the Skanda Purana, She is the wife of Brahma and a roopa of Sarasvati. And according to Shaivite texts, Mahagaytri is the wife of Sadashiva. The painting of Gayatri that you see on this page depicts a fair, five-headed Devi. She is se
Devi Gayatri is a deity of complex origins. Mother of the Vedas (the Vedamata), She is the personifi
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The irresistibly beautiful Lakshmi is seated on a blooming pink lotus. She is clad in a scarlet-colored saree, densely embroidered with gold. With streams of emeralds and rubies about Her, every curve - neck and hip and wrists - the wife of Vishnu is the most sumptuously dressed Devi of the Hindu pantheon, as depicted in this Thanjavur painting. This is because She is the presiding deity over plen
The irresistibly beautiful Lakshmi is seated on a blooming pink lotus. She is clad in a scarlet-colo
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The image of the seated Lord Ganesha in the Tanjore idiom. The son of Shiva and Parvati, a widely adored baala-deva (boy-deity), is seated on a studded throne of solid gold. Behind the chaturbhujadhari deity rises the velvet-upholstered backrest hemmed in with gold. The same is studded with concentric rows of red and green stones which resemble rubies and emeralds, respectively. Ganesha is dressed
The image of the seated Lord Ganesha in the Tanjore idiom. The son of Shiva and Parvati, a widely ad
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A glowing Ramadurbar Tanjore painting for your home or office walls. The haloed Lord Rama is at the very centre of the canvas. His smooth dusky skin sets off the glittering silken amber of His dhoti. To His left is the beauteous Devi Seeta, the brave daughter of King Janaka who never of Her own will left Her husband’s side, even during vanavasa. On the right side of the Lord is Lakshmana, br
A glowing Ramadurbar Tanjore painting for your home or office walls. The haloed Lord Rama is at the
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