The Padmapani painting in the Ajanta caves depicts Avalokiteśvara, also known as the Bodhisattva of Compassion. In the painting, Avalokiteśvara holds a lotus flower, symbolizing purity and enlightenment. "Padmapani" means "lotus-bearer," the being who offers purity and enlightenment to all suffering beings with love and compassion.

The Mysore Paintings and Kerala Murals are heavily influenced by the Ajanta Cave Paintings.

The Avalokiteśvara painting in the Ajanta caves is a celebrated masterpiece of Indian and Gupta Period art and architecture. It showcases intricate details, vibrant colors and a serene expression. This culturally, religiously and artistically significant painting depicts Avalokiteśvara, a beloved figure in Mahayana Buddhism, who teaches practitioners the power of the wisdom and compassion.
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