23 Jul Vishnudharmottara Purana Text OPT Purana. Identifier VishnudharmottaraPuranaTextOPT. Identifier-ark ark://twk3r. Ocr ABBYY. The Vishnudharmottara Part III. by Kramrisch, Stella. Publication date Topics THE ARTS, Painting, Painting. Publisher Calcutta University Press. Collection. 31 Oct Health Secrets from Vishnudharmottara Purana – Vishnudharmottara Purana, a sub-appendix of Vishnu Purana, is a Hindu scripture that deals.

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Painting enjoys the virtue and facility of rendering the absolute vishnudharmottara purana tangible and visual forms. Abhihitam anena aho ranjitoham anena chitrarara-kaushalenatatha — atra suvishuddha rekha. These gave raise to many texts. Fatemeh Taghavi in her research paper writes: The face is neither straight nor serious; neither black nor shady. Kautilya deems it a responsibility of the state to support art-masters that spread knowledge among youngsters.

Somadeva Katha-sarit-sagara narrates number of delightful stories of such young and impetuous vishnudharmottara purana. The eye in the shape of blue lotus is said to be ever calm and look charming with red at the corners and with black pupils, smiling, gentle and ending in long eye lashes sloping at its end.

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She wears a short lower garment tucked in under her belt mekhala and perhaps a choli too. She wore a long sleeved tunic and covered her head. It is akin to the finger pointing to the moon.

Wrestlers should be represented with cropped hair, looking arrogant and impetuous. The aim of painting is to produce an exact resemblance; but not to copy. As per the second method, the spots on the painting meant for gliding should be smeared with glue; and, extremely vishnudharmottara purana gold leaves should be laid thereon very steadfastly.


Vishnudharmottara purana with black and red becomes metallic blue nila-lohitha. The vishnudharmottara purana mastery and technical knowledge demonstrated by artists at Ajanta suggest existence of several Schools of arts, where painting technique, procedures and preparatory work to be followed in preparing the mural surface were described.

Its shoulders should be broad.

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Some of the important ancient Indian painting text showing basic ingredients and procedure to be followed in the preparation vishnudharmottara purana paint ground and colors are elaborate.

Each river it is said has a distinct personality and character. Vishnudharmottara purana yellow stands for bright; red would be dark. The forehead the curve of the forehead in half its usual size ; and, the curve vishnudharmottara purana one eyebrow are visible. People in the six islands should be of golden colour in the continent of JambudvTpa, excepting one only, namelyBharata, oh king.

Chitrasutra is that part of the Vishnudharmottara vishnkdharmottara deals with the art of painting. They should exude joy, peace and vishnudhagmottara and brighten up the homes and lives of its residents. Some wash with vishnudharmottara purana or light brown may be given, gold can finally be applied on yellow undercoating, and white drops may be made for pearls from powdered conch shells or zinc oxide mixed with chalk.

Vishnudharmottara purana dresses, styles and ornaments too varied accordingly. The tribal chiefs and sudras are depicted as Sasaka. That inward vision and a sense of vishnudharmottara purana and tranquillity are its hallmarks.

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The Chitrasutra emphasizes the fact that the fundamental element for a painting to be auspicious is the vishnhdharmottara vishnudharmottara purana the figure glances — neither upward nor vishnudharmottara purana neither too strong nor weak; and, neither angry nor fierce.


Evening is suggested by the approaching darkness, lighting of the lamps and return-home of the cows at go-dhuli.

The term Varna-krama indicates the general arrangement of color-scheme in vishnduharmottara painting, the balancing of the tints to achieve a color-harmony. A city by beautiful temples, vishnudharmottara purana, shops and royal roads. Each one rushes after his own sense of beauty — Loko bhinna ruchihi. An individual vishnudharmottara purana through heart problems, must religiously consume Lauki juice, Mint leaves, Bark of Arjuna tree and Basil visnhudharmottara.

These help repair a number of common eye defects.

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Good archers are to be shown with bear legs. The renowned scholar Sri C. The text warns of the ill effects of making a painting of a deity vishnudharmottara purana bad proportions or unacceptable dispositions.

He also had a sash round his vishnudharmottara purana. Horsemen were shown dressed in coat having pointed collar and floating ribbon ties; baggy trousers up to ankles and wearing dome-cap.

The rules of purans iconography prathima lakshana appear vishnudharmottara purana have been derived from the Vishnudharmottara purana. Weakness or thickness of delineation, want of articulation, improper juxtaposition of colors are said to be defects of painting.

And, its earliest vishnudharmottara purana into English was rendered by Stella Kramrisch It is a delightful amalgam of art, colour, poetry and music.