Welcome wealth, fortune and prosperity in true royal resplendence with this Tanjore painting of Gajalakshmi, an important Ashtalakshmi aspect -- the ultimate symbol of royal splendour and prosperity.
||Hiranmayeem Lakshmeem sadaa Bhajaami ||
"I always praise Lakshmi of golden hue"
True to her auspicious name, the artiste impeccably captures the radiant form of the goddess in golden hues with 22 carat gold foil and colourful semi-precious stones. Her beautiful face is life-like and seems to radiate compassion and benevolence. It is as if we are engulfed in her merciful compassion. Both her upper hands hold a lotus, the symbol of enlightenment. Her lower right hand drops gold coins, the symbol of prosperity. Gold coins are shown flowing from a pot. The goddess is flanked by a gaja or elephant on either side. This divine figure is set in a dark blue background that is outlined with intricate overlaying of gold foil and colourful semi-precious stones. The gold overlay is fringed by a contrasting dark brown carved wooden frame -- a true a magnum opus in a beautiful colour scheme. Overall, this Tanjore painting will make your ambience radiate brilliance and positivity.
Renowned worldwide as one of India's greatest traditional art forms, Tanjore painting is a sought-after collectible. It even has the recognition of Geographical Indication, certifying its conformance to traditional methods, its qualities and reputation.