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Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gandhara village and Rathwas tribals, Gujarat, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Pithora Paintings

Pithora Paintings

Pithora paintings have a unique concept of storytelling with supreme visual excellence. Bright and colourful, Pithora paintings portray liveliness with a positive upbeat. This folk art form was originated from the region of Chhota Udepur in Vadodara district. The Rathwa, Bhil and Nayak tribal communities worship this art form and practice with meticulous diligence as Pithora Dev is their principal deity presiding over every phase of their existence.

Pithora paintings have a unique concept of storytelling with supreme visual excellence. Bright and colourful, Pithora paintings portray liveliness with a positive upbeat. This folk art form was originated from the region of Chhota Udepur in Vadodara district. The Rathwa, Bhil and Nayak tribal communities worship this art form and practice with meticulous diligence as Pithora Dev is their principal deity presiding over every phase of their existence.

Pithora tribe : used murals or wall paintings to depict their art-works, which are deeply  steeped into their religious and social beliefs.

Pithora tribe : used murals or wall paintings to depict their art-works, which are deeply steeped into their religious and social beliefs.

Pithora painting Museum Of Man (Manav Rashtriya Sanghrahalaya) http://www.shunya.net

Pithora painting Museum Of Man (Manav Rashtriya Sanghrahalaya) http://www.shunya.net

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