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A painting is equal to thousand words, means a beautiful painting is equal to million of words. Paintings are one of the oldest art forms -- throughout history artists have played an important role in documenting social movements, spiritual beliefs and general life and culture.

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In the world of Beads, Silver Beads have its own stand. From the day of discovery of silver and man’s knowledge of working with metal, man has been using silver as raw material for jewellery. Its magnificent metallic lustre and high ductility as well as malleability make it appropriate for making jewellery. Also it is stable in air and water so it do not get degrade easily. Another argue of using it as raw material in jewellery...

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Goddess Matangi: The fifth Mahavidya

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Goddess Matangi is a primary form of the all-powerful Goddess known in Hinduism as Devi. She appeared most prominently as one of the Dasha Mahavidyas of Tantric Hinduism. She is worshipped for the attainment of great powers, power of speech, happiness in family life etc. She is the goddess of the Spoken Word, outward articulation of inner knowledge, all forms of art, music and dance. Thus, she is closely associated with goddess Saraswati. In certain interpretations, goddess Mathangi may be understood as something of a left-hand Saraswati Saraswati being is the patroness of the arts, sciences, literature and speech, music and dance. Mathangi also governs the same areas. So, she is invoked to achieve command over speech, creativity and knowledge, among others.

Goddess Matangi has three eyes and either a dark emerald or dark blue complexion. She is considered the daughter of the sage Matanga. She is said to be born as a chandala. Matanga was from the lowest caste known as Chandal, but did not believe in the orthodox caste system and achieved Brahmin hood through his karma. This likely suggests her origin as a tribal or non-Vedic deity. Generally, she is depicted as dark, very beautiful, sensuous with very large breasts, slender waist and long, flowing hair. She holds a goad, a noose, a sword and a sarod. She is an advisor of Tripur Sundari. Matangi resides in the throat chakra and is radiant like the Moon. 

Goddess Matangi possesses a moon on her forehead. The three-eyed goddess is seated on the crown decorated with jewels. Her luster is like a blue lotus and is destroyer of the demons by enchanting them first with her beauty and a fulfiller of every desire of her devotees. Being a goddess of the Tantra system, the crescent moon on goddess Matangi's forehead reminds the aspirant on the path of Tantra of the sacrifices, the devotees will have to make to obtain siddhis (supernatural powers).All paintings are courtesy of Art of Legend India.

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Art of Legend India has the distinction of being one of the best in the Indian Handicraft Industry. We are about 75 years old handicrafts manufacturer & exporter. We are having team of more than 500 craftsman.

We are having our business offices in India, USA & Germany to ensure our best services.

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