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 > Folk Art > Patachitra > Shiva's Grief
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Shiva's Grief

Shiva's Grief

Shiva's Grief

Availability:
Sold Out (Can be backordered)
Specifications:

Orissa's Paata Painting
Scroll Painting on Tussar Silk

12.0" x 18.0"
Item Code:
PC83
Price:
$65.00   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: $13.00
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Shiva's Grief

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 11124 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
Silk paintings depicting incidents from the lives of Hindu gods and goddesses are the unique gift of Orissa. The theme is simple but is portrayed in such a way that it becomes almost narrative.

As the tale goes, Shiva was married to Sati, Daksha's daughter, against her father's wishes. Sati followed him selflessly, content to be by his side. Her fortitude and patience, her serene determination to be his consort, her giving nature and radiant personality - everything about her pleased Shiva and he fell in love with her. Meanwhile Daksha organized a great yagna and invited everyone except Shiva. Sati thought it to be an oversight and went for the sacrifice uninvited. There her father insulted her lord. The humiliation was too much to bear. Sati sat on the ground, her mind fixed on Shiva. She controlled her breath and stoked her inner fire until it consumed her. News of Sati's death shocked Shiva and then came the pain.

In this painting, Shiva is carrying Sati's lifeless body and walking out of the sacrificial hall. He cannot bring himself to cremate it. The body is all he has to remind him of his beloved.

Fire, flames and the deadly serpents all are symbolic of the fury of Shiva. This representation of Shiva is unique and has local influences - what with Shiva's moustache and beard and the flowing matted hair. Snakes form his bracelets and anklets.

This description by Kiranjyot.

Of Related Interest:

Sati and Shiva (Paperback Comic Book)

Stories of Shiva (Hardcover Comic Book)

Shiva An Introduction (Paperback Book)

Siva Purana (Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology Vols. 1-4) (Hardcover Book)

Shiva - The Sensuous Yogi (Article)


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
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Shiva's Grief (Folk Art | Paintings)

Lord Shiva: The Wanderer
Brass Statue
14.0 inches X 5.0 inches X 3.7 inches
3.6 Kg
Item Code: RR75
$195.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kuchipudi : The Power of Drama and The Poetry of Dance (With Booklet Inside) (DVD)
Various Artists
Doordarshan Archives(2008)
53 min. & 05 sec.
Item Code: IZZ354
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ahir (Audio CD)
Prem Joshua& ChintanMusic Today (2009)
45:12 Minutes
Item Code: ICR478
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shiva and Virabhadra (Illustration to the Shiva Purana)
Water Color Painting on Patti Paper
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behera
12 inches X 18 inches
Item Code: PM81
$170.00
Backorder
Backorder
Virabhadra Destroying the Yajna of Daksha (Illustration to the Shiva Purana)
Water Color Painting on Patti Paper
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behera
38.5 inches X 18.5 inches
Item Code: PM89
$290.00
Backorder
Backorder
Shiva, King of Dancers (Nataraja)
Brass Statue
20 inch X 16.5 inch x 4.5 inch
7.94 kgs
Item Code: ZJ82
$395.00
Backorder
Backorder
Bal Thackeray (The Rise of The Shiv Sena)
by Vaibhav Purandare
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Roli Books Pvt. Ltd
Item Code: NAF591
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Walking Shiva of Varanasi
by Dr. V.V.B. Rama Rao
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Richa Prakashan
Item Code: IDG939
$12.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Book of Shiva
by Namita Gokhale
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Viking Penguin India
Item Code: NAB047
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Lord Shiva (His 12 Jyotirlingams and 5 Bhoota Lingams)
by Dr. Shantha N Nair
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Hindology Books
Item Code: NAE046
$18.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Parvati's Tapasya (Illumination, Heroism and Harmony)
Item Code: IDH076
$17.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shri Ramacharitamanasa (Tulasidasa's Ramayana)
Item Code: NAF978
$45.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I received the Green Tara Thangka described below right on schedule. Thank you a million times for that. My teacher loved it and was extremely moved by it. Although I have seen a lot of Green Tara thangkas, and have looked at other Green Tara Thangkas you offer and found them all to be wonderful, the one I purchased is by far the most beautiful I have ever seen -- or at least it is the one that most speaks to me.
John, USA
Your website store is a really great place to find the most wonderful books and artifacts from beautiful India. I have been traveling to India over the last 4 years and spend 3 months there each time staying with two Bengali families that I have adopted and they have taken me in with love and generosity. I love India. Thanks for doing the business that you do. I am an artist and, well, I got through I think the first 6 pages of the book store on your site and ordered almost 500 dollars in books... I'm in trouble so I don't go there too often.. haha.. Hari Om and Hare Krishna and Jai.. Thanks a lot for doing what you do.. Great !
Steven, USA
Great Website! fast, easy and interesting!
Elaine, Australia
I have purchased from you before. Excellent service. Fast shipping. Great communication.
Pauline, Australia
Have greatly enjoyed the items on your site; very good selection! Thank you!
Kulwant, USA
I received my order yesterday. Thank you very much for the fast service and quality item. I’ll be ordering from you again very soon.
Brian, USA
ALMIGHTY GOD I BLESS EXOTIC INDIA AND ALL WHO WORK THERE!!!!!
Lord Grace, Switzerland
I have enjoyed the many sanskrit boks I purchased from you, especially the books by the honorable Prof. Pushpa Dixit.
K Sarma, USA
Namaste, You are doing a great service. Namah Shivay
Bikash, Denmark
The piece i ordered is beyond beautiful!!!!! I'm very well satisfied.
Richard, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India