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The Kalighat paintings, quite literally originating from the ghats of the Kali Temple in West Bengal, have held their own through the Cycle of Time. Rooted in the lives of … Continue Reading Meet our Maamuni ❀️. The engaging painter and bard who not only paints but also sings the stories that reveal the context of each work!

Kalighat Paintings

The Kalighat paintings get their name from their proximity to the Kali Temple, Kalighat, Kolkata. These originated in the 19th Century using water colours on cloth or patas. Goddess Kali remained the central theme, with depictions of other deities and eventually scenes from the Ramayana.