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Pichwai paintings of Nathdwara

pichwai paintings of Nathdwara

of the then Maharana Raj Singh of Mewar. Indra was humbled and the people started worshipping Govardhan, the giver of rains and green pastures. Liberation, is considered secondary to the enjoyment of Gods bliss. Goverdhandhari is the form of lord Krishna which is being worshipped here. . They are renowned for splendid Rajasthani-style paintings, called Pichwai Paintings, belonging to the Mewar School.

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Nathdwara is the heart of, pichwai paintings.

ShriNath Ji is the form of bliss manifestation. Nathdwara is known for Pichwais (Large paintings on green Anacondas cloth depicting legends from the life of Lord Krishna ) and Haweli music (devotional music, akin to dhrupad singing with composition meant for various seasons, festivals and sections of the day). The portion which comes just behind the icon left either blank or is cut. It is famous for its Pichwai Paintings, with Krishna in the centre of various raas-lila (pictures depicting godly acts, instances and dances) and is recognized for profuse use of pure gold color. Shrinathji a 14th century, 7-year old infant incarnation of Krishna. In the image, the lord is revealed with his left hand raised and the right hand made into a fist resting at the waist, with a large diamond placed beneath the lips. While the painting has pink lotuses in the summer, the painting for Sharad Purnima is a night scene with the bright full moon. Therefore total faith is placed in Shri Krishna alone. These paintings represent hand-painted scenes of well known Leelas or pastimes of Hindu God Lord Krishna. In fact, one can serve Him better, by being a householder.