Indian Miniature Paintings: Origin, Styles and use in Home Decor

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Indian Miniature Paintings: Origin, Styles and use in Home Decor

Art is like a mirror of the society. Art forms express the nuances of the culture of a place.

A few days back, my husband and I were on the Mahatma Gandhi Road in South Mumbai. While crossing the Chhatrapati Maharaj Vaastu Sangrahalaya, I saw an impressive head sculpture of resting Buddha at the museum lawn, which tempted us to enter through the gate of the museum. The beautiful work of art with the peaceful expression on the face of Buddha resting on a carpet of grass seemed like a perfect blending of heritage with nature. As my husband purchased the museum tickets, I clicked a few snaps of the sculpture.

Resting Buddha

On walking past the sculpture, we saw that a smaller statue of resting Buddha statue in the concavity at the back of the sculpture.

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