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
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Paintings > Folk Art > Kali the Terrible
Displaying 1 of 283         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Kali the Terrible

Kali the Terrible

Kali the Terrible

Availability:
Sold Out
Specifications:

Madhubani Painting On Handmade Paper

29.5" x 11.0"
Item Code:
DA84
Price:
$85.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Kali the Terrible

Verify the characters on the left

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 9452 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
The myths and legends prevalent among the indigenous people form an important factor in the Madhubani (Mithila) art. These stimulate dramatic intensity resulting in distortion and exaggeration and the use of strongly contrasting colors. Maithalas are deeply religious.The influence of goddess Kali
has been quite predominant ion the tradition of Tantra which has greatly influenced their character, and it is these traditions that have found adequate expression in the paintings of Mithila.

Consort of Shiva, and considered the incarnation of his energy, Kali is the terrible goddess of time, that destroys all existence.Her terrible countenance gives us a glimpse of the extent of her powers of annihilation. The great goddess of Tantrism, Kali, is depicted with her tongue sticking out making a mockery of the ignorance of us humans. She also wears a garland of human skulls to flaunt the fact of her own supreme and universal being. Kali here kills the demon Mahishasura. In the two corollary depictions on either side is the same subject again of the benevolent slaying the malevolent. Kali, in different forms, using different weapons, different means to the same end - destruction of evil. The painter does not seek to place objects of figures in a natural relation to each other. What he wishes to express, he does so very well. The look of terror in the eyes of the demons counter the gentle look in the eyes of the terrible goddess, suggesting that she is also the benevolent mother who aids man in his struggle with his own animal instincts.

The colors used are bright, with a liberal use of yellow and orange. Every shape is enclosed in a black outline, making the image sharp and brilliant.

This description by Renu Rana.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Kali, Mahakali or Shmashana-Kali
Water Color Painting on Paper
Artist:Kailash Raj
11.5 inch X 8.5 inch
Item Code: HN06
$495.00
 With Frame (Add $90.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kali and the Fear of Death
Deal 20% Off
Brass Statue
7.5" X 5.1" X 2.8"
1.9 kg
Item Code: EK28
$145.00$116.00
You save: $29.00 (20%)
Backorder
Backorder
Four-armed Kali Killing Animal-headed Demons
Watercolor on Paper
Artist: Kailash Raj
10.8 inches X 8.5 inches
Item Code: HH87
$375.00
 With Frame (Add $90.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kali, Mahakali or Shmashana-Kali
Miniature Painting On Paper
11" X 8"
Item Code: HU27
$360.00
Backorder
Backorder
Kali
Brass Statue
12.5" x 9.5" x 2.8"
5.1 kg
Item Code: ZK08
$225.00
Backorder
Backorder
Kali and the Fear of Death
Brass Statue
7.5 inch x 5 inch x 2.8 inch
1.8 kg
Item Code: XS58
$145.00
Backorder
Backorder
Large Size Mahakali, or Kali
Brass Statue
33.0" X 18.0" X 9.0"
35 kg
Item Code: ZK39
$1395.00
Backorder
Backorder
Kali Dances to the Beat of Shiva's Drum
Brass Statue
7.5" X 5.0" X 2.0"
1.8 kgs
Item Code: ZK72
$140.00
Backorder
Backorder
Kali The Mother
Deal 15% Off
by Sister Nivedita
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Advaita Ashrama
Item Code: NAB079
$7.50$6.38
You save: $1.12 (15%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hymns to Kali (Karpuradi-Stotra)
by Sir John Woodroffe
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Shivalik Prakashan
Item Code: NAM017
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
No Space for Further Burials A Novel
Item Code: NAF901
$17.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tara in Hinduism: Study with Textual and Iconographical Documentation
by Bikas Kumar Bhattacharya
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
Eastern Book Linkers
Item Code: IDJ751
$60.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Saundaryalahari of Sri Sankaracarya with Transliteration
Item Code: IDE071
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

The best and fastest service worldwide - I am in Australia and I put in a big order of books (14 items) on a Wednesday; it was sent on Friday and arrived at my doorstep early on Monday morning - amazing! All very securely packed in a very strong cardboard box. I have bought several times from Exotic India and the service is always exceptionally good. THANK YOU and NAMASTE!
Charles (Rudra)
I just wanted to say that this is I think my 3rd (big) order from you, and the last two times I received immaculate service, the books arrived well and it has been a very pleasant experience. Just wanted to say thanks for your efficient service.
Shantala, Belgium
Thank you so much EXOTIC INDIA for the wonderfull packaging!! I received my order today and it was gift wrapped with so much love and taste in a beautiful golden gift wrap and everything was neat and beautifully packed. Also my order came very fast... i am impressed! Besides selling fantastic items, you provide an exceptional customer service and i will surely purchase again from you! I am very glad and happy :) Thank you, Salma
Salma, Canada.
Artwork received today. Very pleased both with the product quality and speed of delivery. Many thanks for your help.
Carl, UK.
I wanted to let you know how happy we are with our framed pieces of Shree Durga and Shree Kali. Thank you and thank your framers for us. By the way, this month we offered a Puja and Yagna to the Ardhanarishwara murti we purchased from you last November. The Brahmin priest, Shree Vivek Godbol, who was visiting LA preformed the rites. He really loved our murti and thought it very paka. I am so happy to have found your site , it is very paka and trustworthy. Plus such great packing and quick shipping. Thanks for your service Vipin, it is a pleasure.
Gina, USA
My marble statue of Durga arrived today in perfect condition, it's such a beautiful statue. Thanks again for giving me a discount on it, I'm always very pleased with the items I order from you. You always have the best quality items.
Charles, Tennessee
Jay Shree Krishna Shrimud Bhagavatam Mahapurana in Sanskrat Parayana is very very thankful to you we are so gratefully to your seva
Mrs. Darbar, UK.
Its a very efficient website and questions queries are responded promptly. very reliable website. Thank you.
Kailash, Australia.
Beautiful and amazing products. Super quality
Vraja, USA
Thank you so much. I have received Krishna statue. Excellent art work and beautiful as I expected. Certainly I will recommend and plan to visit your store when I am coming to India.
Kannan, Canada.
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India