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Scenes from the legend of Gazi - part 4 - a scroll painting - Murshidabad District Bengal India - Circa 1800 This is a story of miracle-working Muslim saints, including Gazi and Manik. This type of long scroll painting was used by itinerant storytellers in rural Bengal, as a visual aid to a spoken narration of the myths and exploits of the painted scenes.

Scenes from the legend of Gazi, a scroll painting - Murshidabad District Bengal India - Circa 1800

Karen Knorr, Temple Servant, Amber Fort, Jaipur. From the book India Song © Skira Editore. Courtesy of the artist.

Photographer Karen Knorr Brings Indian Myths to Life

Karen Knorr, Temple Servant, Amber Fort, Jaipur. From the book India Song © Skira Editore. Courtesy of the artist.

Scenes from the legend of Gazi - part 1 -  a scroll painting - Murshidabad District Bengal India - Circa 1800 A story of miracle-working Muslim saints, including Gazi and Manik. This type of long scroll painting was used by itinerant storytellers in rural Bengal, as a visual aid to a spoken narration of the myths and exploits of the painted scenes.

Legend of Gazi, a Muslim pir and folk hero in Bengal. Scoll painting, Murshidabad District India ca.

Ten Major Gods and Goddesses of Hinduism

Ten Major and of - Do you fancy an infographic? There are a lot of them online, but if you want your own please visit www. Online girano molte infografiche, se ne vuoi realizzare una tutta tua visita www.

Karen Knorr, Parvati’s Consort, Samode Haveli, Jaipur. From the book India Song © Skira Editore. Courtesy of the artist.

Photographer Karen Knorr Brings Indian Myths to Life

Karen Knorr, Parvati’s Consort, Samode Haveli, Jaipur. From the book India Song © Skira Editore. Courtesy of the artist.

Scenes from the legend of Gazi - Part 11 -  a scroll painting - Murshidabad District Bengal India - Circa 1800 This is a story of miracle-working Muslim saints, including Gazi and Manik. This type of long scroll painting was used by itinerant storytellers in rural Bengal, as a visual aid to a spoken narration of the myths and exploits of the painted scenes.

Scenes from the legend of Gazi, a scroll painting - Murshidabad District Bengal India - Circa 1800

barbarika /Khatu Shyam -Krishna then explained to him that before a battle, the head of the bravest Kshatriya needs to be sacrificed, in order to worship/sanctify the battlefield. Krishna said that  Barbarika to be the bravest among Kshatriyas, and was hence asking for his head in charity. Barbarika gave his head to him in charity. This happened on the 12th day of the Shukla Paksha (bright half) of the month of phaagun on Tuesday. Barbarika was a Yaksha in his previous birth.

barbarika /Khatu Shyam -Krishna then explained to him that before a battle, the head of the bravest Kshatriya needs to be sacrificed, in order to worship/sanctify the battlefield. Krishna said that Barbarika to be the bravest among Kshatriyas, and was hence asking for his head in charity. Barbarika gave his head to him in charity. This happened on the 12th day of the Shukla Paksha (bright half) of the month of phaagun on Tuesday. Barbarika was a Yaksha in his previous birth.

Love the print on pallu of this sari

Baluchari Silk Saree got its name from a village called Baluchar (literally meaning sea-beach in Bengali) near Murshidabad. The sarees are handwoven and usually depict detailed scenes from Myths. original pin by

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