Rama, Sita and Lakshman crossing the river with Kevat

Chinmayi Rahul Lokhande (13 years) from Pune, Maharashtra, talks about her shortlisted painting Ramayana river crossing story titled “Lord Rama, Mata Sita and Lakshman crossing river Ganga with Kevat”. This painting was shortlisted from Ramayana Art Contest organised by Khula Aasmaan (खुला आसमान).

Ramayana story of river crossing where Kevat takes Rama, Sita and Lakshman across the river
Kevat takes Lord Rama, Sita Mata and Lakshman across the river

Painting Details of Ramayana river crossing story

Title: Lord Rama, Sita Mata and Lakshman crossing river Ganga with Kevat.

Medium: Poster colour

Size : A4

Description: Nishad Raj ordered Kevat to take Lord Rama and mata Sita and Lakshmana in his boat to cross the river Ganga at the start of 14 year vanvas. Chinmayee selected this Ramayana river crossing story for her painting as she found this incident to be very emotional and the start of the 14 year exile for Rama, Sita and Laxman.

Listen to Chinmayee talk about her shortlisted painting

Ramayana Art Project

This project by Khula Aasmaan (खुला आसमान)  involved an art competition on Ramayana. Children, young adults as well as people of all ages were invited to paint characters, incidents and landscapes from the epic Ramayana. This painting competition received a fantastic response. We are happy to have received beautiful artworks that have been shortlisted from this painting contest. 

We requested the shortlisted artists to record a short audio to talk about their artwork. We have received these audios. Happy to share these wonderful narrations by these talented artists about their art in the form of videos and audios.

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Khula Aasmaan (खुला आसमान) conducts art competitions and creates educational content in art and science for children and college students. 

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