ATITHI DEVO BHAVA - The guest is equivalent to God

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‘'The guest is equivalent to God or ‘Be one for whom the guest is God’ is a Sanskrit verse, taken from an ancient Indian scripture which became part of the “code of conduct” for Indian society. Atithi Devo Bhav regards a procedure of the host-guest relationship. Pattachitra Indian Folk Art of Orissa, is mainly painted to portray Ishta Devtas in Sanatana Dharma. So here comes my version of Contemporary Pattachitra Gods “The Guests”. #indianfolkart365 / Day 60 / Atithi Devo Bhava / Indian Folk Art Style : Pattachitra, Orissa / Adobe Illustrator : Inking - Wacom + Pencil, Colouring - Live Paint Bucket Tool & Shading - Blob Brush (Multiply in 25%) / Artist : SCD Balaji // Explore more Indian folk arts at // Share this post and support us to spread Indian folk arts to the world.

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