Art Number 25122
Artwork Title Murlidhar in Manjusha
Artist Name Rishika Jain
Medium Sketch Pen on Paper
Size 11.69 x 8.27 inches (29.6926 x 21.0058 cm)
Information Manjusha is an Indian art form. It contains paintings of Hindu Gods and goddesses. It is significant art form of Bhagalpur, Bihar. They are temple shaped boxes compromising eight pillars. They are made of bamboo, jute and paper. They contain paintings of Hindu gods and goddess. These boxes are used in Bishahari puja, a festival dedicated to the snake God. Manjusha art is often referred to as Snake paintings by foreigners.

This painting by young artist Rishika Jain (16 years) received a Shortlist in Khula Aasmaan art contest for students for April to June 2022.