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Chandraghanta – High Quality Print of Artwork by Pieter Weltevrede

Chandraghanta – High Quality Print of Artwork by Pieter Weltevrede

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Chandraghanta is a goddess who wears half-moon shaped bell. She is worshipped on the third day of Navratri – the nine divine nights dedicated to fierce Goddess Durga. Thus, she is an aspect of Goddess Durga. The legend of Chandraghanta is related to Hindu God Shiva and his consort Parvati. After Shiva agreed to marry Parvati, he took his cavalry (baraat) consisting of gods, ghosts, ghouls, sages, etc. to Parvati’s father King Himavan’s palace. When Shiva with his cavalry appeared at the palace, King Himavan and Queen Maina was terrorized by the sight of fearsome Shiva and Queen Maina fainted. Seeing this, Parvati assumed the form of Chandraghanta and persuaded Shiva to transform himself to a charming form. It is believed that the terrifying sound of Goddess’s bell destroy the demons in the battle. She is depicted as eight-handed goddess, holding chakra (disk like weapon), trishul (trident), sword, lotus, Gada (mace), bow and arrow, and shankha (conch). She has a third eye like Shiva, which represents power. Her animal mount is a lion..Read Our Blog

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The Artwork is printed on Felix Schoeller coated matte paper imported from Germany, which is a type of paper specifically designed to have a smooth, non-reflective surface. The printing process utilized Epson Ultrachrome HDX inks, known for their high-quality and durability, if framed and displayed under specific conditions like room temperature will last for few decades . These inks are renowned for their vibrant color reproduction and excellent fade resistance, ensuring that the printed artwork maintains its visual appeal for a long period of time.

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Pieter Weltevrede

Pieter Weltevrede is a Master Sacred-Artist based out of the Netherlands. After a many years of guidance, under his guru Late Harish Johari a successful author, a gifted painter and sculptor, a lifetime scholar, an inspiring teacher, a splendid cook, an Ayurvedic massage miracle, etc, Pieter embarked on his own journey amalgamating ancient Indian knowledge with his own western sensibilities evolving an art form that appeals to todays international audience. He has been practicing his art form from the last 40 years now.

His original paintings are in water colors on silk with a wash-technique that gives them a very three-dimensional feel. The complexity and detail in his works are a super-human endeavour as he continues to live a mundane life travelling between the Western World & India.

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