Heritage village Raghurajpur in Puri of Odisha : In pics

Bhubaneswar: Raghurajpur in Puri district of Odisha has been a natural haven for artists over centuries. Here, art is not just a profession or passion; rather it can be seen as a way of life.

Often described as a heritage village, Raghurajpur immensely contributes to the field of art and culture. One of its prominent contributions is the pattachitra, an ancient style of painting that is seen nowhere else.

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The subject for such figurative works is drawn from folktales and mythological legends, but what distinguishes it from other indigenous traditions is the method of painting.

Here are a few mesmerizing photos from Raghurajpur that showcase the precious art of the heritage village:



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