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The History of Pattachitra Paintings

Pattachitra painting is one of the most popular art forms of Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, meaning cloth, and chitra, meaning picture. Pattacitra paintings are closely related to Lord Jagannath of Puri, Odisha. Lord Jagannath is considered an avatar of Lord Krishna. Story Behind Pattachitra

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Odissi: The Beautiful Poetry in Motion

Odissi, or Orissi as referred to in ancient literature, is one of the six major forms of Indian classical dance forms. Characterized by percussive footwork and accentuated facial expressions, the extensive dance vocabulary has abstract and dramatic components. Movements, gestures, and expressions are used to interpret the music and convey stories

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