Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Paintings > Hindu > Baramasa: The Month of Vaishakha
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Baramasa: The Month of Vaishakha

Baramasa: The Month of Vaishakha

Baramasa: The Month of Vaishakha

Availability:
Only One in stock
Exclusive
Specifications:

Water Color on Paper
Artist: Navneet Parikh

8.0" X 13.0"
Item Code:
HK35
Frame
Price:
$255.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Baramasa: The Month of Vaishakha
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 11964 times since 14th Apr, 2010
Baramasa, a convention of vernacular Hindi poetry, which is broadly the magnification of the classical Sanskrit tradition of shad-ritu varnan – description of six seasons, seeking to discover the world of human emotions in reaction to changes in nature occurring with the emergence of each of the six seasons, was initially a literary genre. It was subsequently transformed into Indian art, with greater emphasis in medieval miniature painting which discovered in it one of its rare themes and some of its most brilliant series that comprise now the rarest of the rare pieces in any art collection, treasured by an art lover or an art institution. Pictorially very rich and emotionally most fervent, a Barahmasa folio is characteristic to Indian land, her art and her people’s way to look beyond and discover its reflections within. World traditions of literature and painting have celebrated and sung of brilliant Spring, sad Autumn or monotonous Winter, but it is only the Indian soil that has woven its pangs of separation as well as delight of union around cyclic changes of nature in such continuity as would have epical stretch and constituted a genre different from any other.

This folio, a brilliant piece, portrays nature’s phenomenon and lovers’ minds as they change with the emergence of the month of Vaishakha, the second month of Indian calendar which corresponds to April/ May of the Common Era calendar. Though a contemporary work of art, the folio is outstanding in reviving the late 18th century Uniara art style of Rajasthani painting. It views the nature around and the entire ambience as reveals in literary texts :

The earth and the atmosphere are full of tender gusts of winds that carry aromatic fragrance of sweet nectar of flowers. Beauteous is the entire ambience. The greedy bee absorbed in collecting this sweet nectar gets trapped inside the lotus when it closes at the fall of evening, and painfully its lover, the male bee, longs for it the whole night. The world of human emotions is hardly different. The beloved dissuades her loved one not to leave her and go away for when separated from him the arrows of Love-god pierce her unbearably.

Modeled as Radha and Krishna, the royal lovers are shown seated in a terrace-pavilion of the palace with a char-bagh garden with rows of fountains in its front and a meadow with a column of colourful trees and a distant hill in the background. The young damsel is completely captivated by her lord’s mesmerizing eyes and would not like to be separated. An attendant, posted to dispel those who disturb the royal couple, is readying his bow and arrow to shoot at the cawing crow disturbing his master’s mood with its unpleasant voice. Outside the palace gate the palace inmates are worshipping ‘Bata’ – banyan tree, believed to bestow happy union and marriage life. A ritual relating to worship of the banyan tree, known as Vata Savatri Puja, is performed on the 13th day of the dark fortnight of Jyaistha, the month that follows Vaishakha. There are in the foreground two warriors with bows and arrows in their hands returning after hunting, representing symbolically the fruition of the worship ritual.

This description by Prof. P.C. Jain and Dr. Daljeet. Prof. Jain specializes on the aesthetics of literature and is the author of numerous books on Indian art and culture. Dr. Daljeet is the curator of the Miniature Painting Gallery, National Museum, New Delhi. They have both collaborated together on a number of books.


Free Shipping. Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Baramasa: The Month of Vaishakha (Hindu | Paintings)

Baramasa - Month of Magha (Shishir)
Deal 25% Off
Water Color Painting on Paper
8.0 inch X 10.5 inch
Item Code: HL65
$325.00$243.75
You save: $81.25 (25%)
 With Frame (Add $90.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Baramasa: The Month of Chaitra
Water Color on Paper
Artist: Navneet Parikh
8.0" X 13.0"
Item Code: HK39
$255.00
 With Frame (Add $105.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
बारामासी: Baramasi
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NZF144
$21.00$16.80
You save: $4.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bundi Painting
by Jiwan Sodhi
Hardcover (Edition: 1999)
Abhinav Publication
Item Code: IHK097
$72.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kangra Paintings on Love
Item Code: IDG469
$45.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Fragrance in Colour
Item Code: IDD687
$28.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Painting
by C. SIVARAMAMURTI
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
National Book Trust
Item Code: NAB100
$18.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Panorama of Jaipur Paintings
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: IDD113
$62.00$49.60
You save: $12.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Krishna in Performing Arts
by Shovana Narayan
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
Shubhi Publications
Item Code: IDI850
$125.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Origin and Nature of Ancient Indian Buddhism
Item Code: IHJ091
$36.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Darbhanga Gita-Govinda
Deal 30% Off
by Kapila Vatsyayan
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Abhinav Publication
Item Code: NAB922
$52.00$36.40
You save: $15.60 (30%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Suryasiddhanta: The Astronomical Principles of the Text
by A.K. Chakravarty
Hardcover (Edition: 2001)
The Asiatic Society
Item Code: NAB829
$32.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Shiva came today.  More wonderful  in person than the images  indicate.  Fast turn around is a bonus. Happy trail to you.
Henry, USA
Namaskaram. Thank you so much for my beautiful Durga Mata who is now present and emanating loving and vibrant energy in my home sweet home and beyond its walls.   High quality statue with intricate detail by design. Carved with love. I love it.   Durga herself lives in all of us.   Sathyam. Shivam. Sundaram.
Rekha, Chicago
People at Exotic India are Very helpful and Supportive. They have superb collection of everything related to INDIA.
Daksha, USA
I just wanted to let you know that the book arrived safely today, very well packaged. Thanks so much for your help. It is exactly what I needed! I will definitely order again from Exotic India with full confidence. Wishing you peace, health, and happiness in the New Year.
Susan, USA
Thank you guys! I got the book! Your relentless effort to set this order right is much appreciated!!
Utpal, USA
You guys always provide the best customer care. Thank you so much for this.
Devin, USA
On the 4th of January I received the ordered Peacock Bell Lamps in excellent condition. Thank you very much. 
Alexander, Moscow
Gracias por todo, Parvati es preciosa, ya le he recibido.
Joan Carlos, Spain
We received the item in good shape without any damage. It is simply gorgeous. Look forward to more business with you. Thank you.
Sarabjit, USA
Your sculpture is truly beautiful and of inspiring quality!  I wish you continuous great success so that you may always be able to offer such beauty to all people throughout the world! Thank you for caring about your customers as well as the standard of your products.  It is extremely appreciated!! Sending you much love.
Deborah, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2021 © Exotic India