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Paintings on Peepal leaves

Paintings on Peepal leaves

According to Buddhists, the Peepal tree is sacred, because Buddha attained enlightenment under it. Paintings on Peepal leaves

Paintings on Peepal leaves
Beautiful and rare, this stunning delicate work of art came from India (Kerala) and done on dry Peepal heart shaped leaves. In fact, Peepal Leaf Painting is one of the ancient forms of artwork, and not many people still create such amazing works. Painted on delicate leaves, such art expresses the creativity and perfectionism of the artist.
Meanwhile, there are many myths and stories about the Peepal tree. For instance, according to belief, to cut down a Peepal tree is a bad sin, and a person goes to hell for doing so. Also, some people are careful to only touch a Peepal tree on a Saturday.

Paintings on Peepal leaves

Beautiful Peepal Leaf Painting

And according to Buddhists, the Peepal tree is sacred, because Buddha attained enlightenment under it, which is why the tree has the name – the ‘tree of enlightenment’.

The leaves of the peepal tree have a beautiful shape as they taper to a needle point. Though now only a few artists are left who practice this leaf art. Peepal Leaf Painting are great for making cards, wall decoration, bookmark, gifts. etc.

Paintings on Peepal leaves

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