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Purple Bird 'Shyamakanta Wrestling With A Tiger.' Kalighat Pat Artwork (Unframed) 12" x 14"

Purple Bird 'Shyamakanta Wrestling With A Tiger.' Kalighat Pat Artwork (Unframed) 12" x 14"

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In the mystical realm of the Kalighat jungle, where the ancient whispers of sages mingled with the untamed cries of the wild, there lived a yogi named Shyamakanta. Clad in saffron robes and adorned with sacred symbols, he wandered the dense foliage, his spirit attuned to the rhythms of the earth and sky.

One day, as Shyamakanta sat in deep meditation beneath the shade of a towering banyan tree, he sensed a disturbance in the natural order. Opening his eyes, he beheld a majestic tiger, its golden fur rippling in the sunlight as it prowled the forest floor with a hunger that burned like fire.

Unfazed by the primal danger that stood before him, Shyamakanta rose to his feet, his gaze steady and his heart filled with compassion for the wild creature before him. With a calmness born of inner peace, he approached the tiger, extending a hand in silent invitation.

The jungle held its breath as the two beings stood face to face, the yogi and the tiger, their eyes locked in a silent exchange that transcended the boundaries of language and understanding. In that moment, time seemed to stand still, the air thick with the energy of ancient forces converging in a sacred dance of fate.

As the tiger lunged forward with a roar that shook the very foundations of the earth, Shyamakanta met its charge with a grace born of years spent in communion with the divine. With movements fluid and precise, he evaded the beast's razor sharp claws, his body a vessel of serenity amidst the chaos of the jungle.

In a breathtaking display of unity between man and beast, Shyamakanta and the tiger grappled with one another, each move a testament to the interconnectedness of all living things. There was no malice in their struggle, only a profound understanding of the delicate balance that existed between predator and prey.

In the days that followed, artists captured the essence of Shyamakanta's encounter in the vibrant hues of Kalighat painting. In their depictions, the yogi stood as a symbol of peace and unity, his victory over the tiger a testament to the power of compassion and understanding in a world fraught with conflict.

Size: 12" x 14"

Medium: Water colour on tempera paper

Year: 2017

Country of Origin: India

This artwork has been lovingly painted by hand, bearing the hallmark of artisanal expertise. Embracing the beauty of imperfection, each subtle irregularity reflects the human touch infused into its creation, adding depth and authenticity to its beauty.

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