An iconic 'Pattachitra' painting traditionally from Orissa, depicting scenes from the life of Lord Krishna. The most striking feature is the contrast of black and white pigments created from natural mineral dyes,. The central round motif which represents his cosmic slf lifting the Govardhana Parbat while the companions look on in wonder is a legendary tale on canvas., The iconography, pitcher and fish designs and the rich border add grace to this ritual theme executed withgreat aesthetics and style. Pattachitra is a traditional painting of Odisha, India.These paintings are based on Hindu mythology and specially inspired by Jagannath and Vaishnava cult. All colours used in the Paintings are natural and paintings are made fully old traditional way by Chitrakaras that is Oriya Painter. Pattachitra style of painting is one of the oldest and most popular art forms of Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, meaning canvas, and chitra, meaning picture. Pattachitra is thus a painting done on canvas, and is manifested by rich colourful application, creative motifs and designs, and portrayal of simple themes, mostly mythological in depiction. The traditions of pattachitra paintings are more than thousand years old.