Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
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.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
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)
Paintings > Hindu > Radha and Krishna in the Ocean of Milk
Displaying 1 of 221         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Radha and Krishna in the Ocean of Milk

Radha and Krishna in the Ocean of Milk

Radha and Krishna in the Ocean of Milk

Availability:
Sold Out (Can be backordered)
Specifications:

Watercolor on Paper
Artist: Kailash Raj

6.5 inches X 8.8 inches
Item Code:
HK22
Frame
Price:
$310.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
This item can be back ordered
Time required to recreate this artwork: 6 to 8 weeks
Advance to be paid now (% of product value): 20%
Balance to be paid once product is ready: 80%
The amount to be tendered as advance to back order this artwork: $62.00
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Radha and Krishna in the Ocean of Milk

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 6675 times since 10th May, 2010
This largely stylised formal miniature represents Lord Krishna, a timeless epic without a prologue and without an epilogue, as seated with Radha on a full blown lotus afloat Kshirasagara, the ocean of milk. The artist seems to have in mind his status as Para-Brahma – Supreme God, the same as Jagannatha in Oriya tradition which does not perceive him as one of Vishnu’s incarnations but as Vishnu himself, and hence chose to associate Kshirasagara, Vishnu’s usual seat, with him and of course Radha, a Lakshmi’s transform. Krishna, the cowherd, is not known to have ever shown any interest in lotus or garland of Parijata flowers, the attributes of Vishnu. Here in the painting both, the lotuses and the garland of celestial Parijata, are associated with his iconography. In the iconography of Vishnu Lakshmi is invariably represented as serving Vishnu. In Krishna’s legend, as well as iconography, Radha has a status equal to Krishna. While seeking to transform Krishna as Vishnu, the artist of this masterpiece preferred not to give up this status of Radha and despite that Krishna is Vishnu-like, Radha is only Radha.

This painting, rendered using Pahari art style as prevailed around the first-second decades of the nineteenth century at Garhwal and other hill states influenced by Kangra art-idiom, is outstanding in delineating strong features of both Radha and Krishna, especially the emotionally charged eyes. A partner on equal footing, Radha carries a ‘vina’ – stringed instrument, for accompanying Krishna when he plays on his flute. They are seated on a full blown double lotus laid over the milky waters of the ocean. The ocean-part around them has lotuses – plants and flowers, scattered all over. In distant background there is a mountain range, typical of Pahari artists and beyond it a clear light blue sky.

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.


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

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

Related Items

Large Size Radha Krishna with Arch Showing Krishna Leela
Brass Statue
Arch-45.0 inch x 30.0 inch x 10.0 inch
Radha and Krishna -29.0 inch x 11.0 inch x 6.5 inch-(Each)
71.8 kg
Item Code: ZBF89
$2795.00
Backorder
Large Size Radha Krishna Under the Kadamba Tree
Brass Statue
29.0 inch x 26.0 inch x 14.0 inch
53.0 kg
Item Code: ZBO64
$2295.00
Radha Krishna (Small Statue)
Brass Statue
5.5 inch x 4.0 inch x 1.5 inch
0.84 kg
Item Code: ZBE08
$60.00
Radha Krishna (A Pair of Inlay Statues)
Brass Statue with Inlay
28.5 inch x 8.5 inch x 5.0 inch-Radha
28.5 inch x 9.5 inch x 5.0 inch-Krishna
33.9 kg
Item Code: ZBO05
$1595.00
Backorder
Radha Krishna
Brass Statue
8 inch X 4 inch X 2 inch
1.4 kg
Item Code: ZAF03
$115.00
Backorder
Dancing Radha Krishna
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
49.0 inch x 23.5 inch x 7.0 inch
40.0 kg
Item Code: ZBO43
$1695.00
Multicolor Digital-Printed Cushion Cover from Jaipur with Radha Krishna
Pure Cotton
17.0 in x 17.0 in
Item Code: SYH43
$15.00
Sri Radha Krsna Ganoddesa Dipika (The Lamp That Illuminates Sri Radha Krsna's Dear Associates)
by Sri Narayana Gosvami Maharaja
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Gaudiya Vedanta Publications
Item Code: NAK896
$20.00
Sri Sri Radha–Krsna–Sahasra–Nama (Thousand Names of Sri Sri Radha–Krsna)
by Puranaprajna Dasa
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
Rasbihari Lal & Sons
Item Code: IHL056
$11.50
Radha Krishna Pastimes at Radha Kunda
by Mahanidhi Swami
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Ras Bihari Lal and Sons
Item Code: NAH259
$20.00
Sri Radha-Krsna Ganoddesa Dipika
by Sri Rupa Gosvami
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Ras Bihari Lal & Sons Loi Bazar Vrindaban, India
Item Code: IDK456
$12.50
Sri Krsnahnika Kaumudi (The White Lotus of Radha Krsna's Daily Pastimes)
by Srila Kavi-Karnapura
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Mahanidhi Swami
Item Code: NAE754
$20.00

Testimonials

It is amazing. I am really very very happy with your excellent service. I received the book today in an awesome condition. Thanks again.
Shambhu, New York.
Thank you for making available some many amazing literary works!
Parmanand Jagnandan, USA
I have been very happy with your service in selling Puranas. I have bought several in the past and am happy with the packaging and care you exhibit. Thank you for this Divine Service.
Raj, USA
Thank you very much! My grandpa received the book today and the smile you put on his face was priceless. He has been trying to order this book from other companies for months now. He only recently asked me for help and you have made this transaction so easy. My grandpa is so happy he wants to order two more copies. I am currently in the process of ordering 2 more.
Rinay, Australia
I would just let you know that today I received my order. It was packed so beautifully and what lovely service.
Caroline, Australia
I have received the book in good condition. Thanks a lot for your excellent service!
Gabe, Netherlands
I like shopping online on exotic India website.I like the prices and free shipping.I also get my times shipped in right time.
Suman, USA
Wow! Just wanted to say that, as FedEx announced, I received the parcel today. Incredibly fast, and excellent packaging as well. I'm really impressed! The Kaftan looks exactly as on your website, it's beautiful and I love the colours. Thank you for the excellent service!
Bianca, Switzerland
I have bought things from you for a few years now and would like to say how pleased I have been with everything. Thank you very much.
Susan, UK
Just delivered! Beautiful as always!
Francesca, Italy
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India