Bhitti Chitra


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Traditionally,the Matheran or Mahatma commmunity were renowned for their mineral painted elaborate depictions of religious themes on painstakingly prepared walls of houses and temples.In some of the temples thus ornamented,images of the patrons and their families were also included as were the names of the painters.The paintings of the matherans also utilize the embossing techniques of the Usta;thus gold and silver is occasionally used to enhance a painting.In order temples such as the Madan Mohan Mandir,the 200-year-old paintings.