ArtofLegendIndia.com, Biggest Online Store of Handicrafts Items, Paintings and Jewelry Accessories...
LegendArtBeads.com, Largest Manufacturer and Exporter of Unique Style Beads and Jewelry Accessories...
LegendArchitects.com, Perfect Combination of Arts, Crafts, Architecture and Engineering...
Start Your E-Paper Today...

Handicrafts

Handicrafts are devices or works of art that are made completely by hand or by the use of relatively simple tools. Such goods are usually made in the traditional way of manufacturing goods. Therefore, the knowledge of the art of craft is usually passed down from one generation to another. The items made using these traditional methods of manufacturing are usually produced in smaller quantities and they often represent the culture or religious beliefs of the community that makes them. The goods are also handmade from natural materials that are found in the environment of the particular economy.

Read More!

Biggest Online Store of Handicrafts Items

Paintings

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.

History Of Paintings: The history of painting reaches back in time to artifacts from...

Read More!

Biggest Online Store of Unique Style Paintings

Silver Beads

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...

Read More!

LegendArtBeads.com, Largest Manufacturer and Exporter of Unique Style Beads...

Silver Jewelry

Silver jewelry is widely seen as the most widely used jewelry available on the market. They are offer in various styles as well as colors. Since it has been produce into exclusive designs, a number of fashion enthusiasts really enjoy it. In many cases, someone needs silver jewelry to beautify their gorgeous dresses. Even though there are many different kinds of silver decorations on the market, you have to be thoroughly careful when preferring one on your…

Read More!

LegendArtBeads.com, Largest Manufacturer and Exporter of Unique Style Silver Jewelry...

Lord Devnarayan: An Incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Posted by Art Of Legend India [dot] Com On 3:03 AM

Lord Devnarayan is a Gurjar medieval hero from Rajasthan, who is worshipped in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh as a folk deity. He is believed as an incarnation of the Hindu lord Vishnu. According to the legend, he was incarnated in Vikram Samvat in 968 as the son of Gurjar warrior Sawai Bhoj Bagaravat and his wife Saadu Mata Gurjari. He is worshipped by all communities, though he is special deity of Gurjar community. Lord Devnarayan has a human form he is like lord Krishna, the embodiment of divinity itself. Dev Dham Jodhpuriya is a famous temple of lord Devnarayan. It is situated in Newai municipality of Tonk district, Rajasthan.


Devnarayan Katha (the story of lord Devnarayan) is a popular ballad performed in many parts of Rajasthan. Devnarayan Katha extols the life and courageous deeds of lord Devnarayan. The Katha provides a fascinating insight into the elaborate and richly complex social history of lord Devanarayan and his devotees. The narrative extolling the deeds of Lord Devnarayan is performed by itinerant singers during whole night vigils. Devnarayan Katha is sung by pairs of male singers called Bhopas. Bhopas are the traditional priest-singers of Devnarayan, who wander from place to place for the performance of Devnarayan Katha.

The oral-epic of Devnarayan consists of a number of episodes related to the life and works of lord Devnarayan. This epic is sung in the villages of Rajasthan and Malwa. Devnarayan Katha begins with an invocation of a number of deities, whose images are depicted in the phads. The deities invoked are Sharada, Ganesha, Sarasvati, Varaha, Narasimha, Vaman, Parashuram, Ram and Krishna. The first part called the Bagaravat Bharat is about the heroic deeds of the 24 Gurjar brothers, who were born as the sons of the man-lion, Bagh Simh. Devnarayan’s father Savai Bhoj was the most courageous of the 24 Bagaravats. The 24 brothers died after a preordained period of 12 years in a battle against a Rajput chieftain. The second part deals with the incarnation of lord Devnarayan, the miracles he performs and the revenge he and his cousins ultimately take on the Rajput chieftain. Whereas the first part is generally said to be marked by suffering, pain and death, the second is marked by reunion, miracles and heavenly testimony. This katha finally establishes of lord Devnarayan's cult amongst his followers.All paintings are courtesy of Art of Legend India.
Reactions: 

0 Response to "Lord Devnarayan: An Incarnation of Lord Vishnu"

Post a Comment

Company Overview

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.

Total Pageviews