Ethnic tanjore arts, we are granted spiritual clarity, and intense love for Divine Mother. The chanting of the Lalita Sahashranama, the Thousand Names of Lalita Devi, brings us great fruit. The Chanter becomes a shining light in the darkness of night.
Tanjore paintings of Goddess Lalita Devi is the Divine Mother in the form of her power, Shakti. Lalita is the Goddess of Bliss, an epithet for Lord Shiva’s wife, Goddess Parvathi. ‘Lalita’ also means ‘She Who Plays,’ ‘spontaneous’ or ‘easy.’ Mother Goddess worship saw two major developments - Vedic and Tantrik. Both linked Mother Goddess to samsara, the manifest cycle of birth, death, rebirth; the material world and the realm of eternal change. Mother Goddess was the flow of energy, the substance that embodies the soul and gives form and identity.