The sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu who served as mentor to Karna and Dhrona. He was one of the favorite pupil of Lord Shiva. The vivid colors together with the bold and angular designs on the borders make the whole painting serene. The Pattachitra Paintings ( Traditional Handicraft Paintings of Orissa ) originates from Orissa that were used for adorning the Jagganath Temple. The theme of majority of Pattachitra Paintings are mythological characters and incidents. The base or the material of the cloth or patta is made by two cotton clothes are pasted by the tamarind paste & later it was painted by the natural stone color. The natural stone colored used here makes it possible for us to see the picture in dark. The paintings involve the usage of natural colors that are obtained from fruits, leaves, flowers, etc. 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.