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Why ‘flute-playing Krishna’ theme is very popular in Indian art?

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Being a deity of Hindus, art is very much influenced by Krishna, Vishnu’s incarnation.. “Flute playing krishna” is pictured as a joyous situation of Krishna’s life which represents entertainment, love, chastity and romance.. Art in India is very much about emotional equation, so almost every art form include this act of Krishna abundantly..

Flute Playing Krishna is considered as 1 of the several Leela’s of the God and is from a very long time in depiction of the performing arts in Orissa where Lord Vishnu is predominantly worshiped by the mass. Dramas, puppet shows, folk theatres etc showcase the scenes of Ras Leela of Krishna and Radha along with the Gopis where flute playing krishna is a center model..
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