Shakuntala was born to the celestial nymph Menaka and sage Vishwamitra. Menaka was sent by Indra, the king of gods, to distract the sage from his meditation. They fell in love and Shakuntala was born. However, Vishwamitra, realizing the plot, sent Menaka away and renounced the child, Shakuntala.

Shakuntala, living in a sage's hermitage, fell in love with King Dushyanta during a hunting trip. They married in secret, but Dushyanta forgot about Shakuntala due to a curse. When Shakuntala went to the palace, she was rejected due to Dushyanta's forgetfulness. Heartbroken, she gave birth to their son, Bharata, in the forest. Later, when Dushyanta found a ring he had given Shakuntala, he remembered her and sought forgiveness. Shakuntala and their son were found and they returned to the kingdom, where Bharata became a legendary king and the country was named Bharatvarsha after him.
Welcome to a revival of a rich Indian art form, reimagined and brought to life through 'Neo Bengal Folk Art.' This transformative journey is deeply entrenched in the vibrant tapestry of Indian Mythology, Folklore, Legends, and Tales.
The essence of Bengal Pattachitra, a time-honored Indian folk art form, is the foundation of this endeavor. Its traditional strokes and style have been seamlessly blended with contemporary elements to give birth to the Neo Bengal Folk Art. This art style aims to breathe new life into our cultural heritage, creating a blend of the old and new.
Through Neo Bengal Folk Art, we'll rediscover the captivating iconography of Indian mythology, each stroke echoing tales of wisdom, pride, and grandeur. These artworks serve as a window to the past, offering a unique perspective on our rich cultural narratives.
Our 'Neo Bengal Portraits' are more than just faces. They are an exploration of diverse characters and their stories that have been immortalized in our collective consciousness. Each portrait is a tribute to these iconic figures, reflecting their strength, virtue, and timeless appeal.
Join us on this artistic journey as we spread the wisdom and pride of Indian Art and Culture. Stay tuned for more updates and insights into the world of Neo Bengal Folk Art.

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