Warli; 1 Definition(s)


Warli means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

India history and geogprahy

Warli refers to an ancient Indian style of painting.—Painting like most Indian art reflects the religious passion of the people, their joys and aspirations. It is also a documentation of the life and times, of kings and courts, nature, plants and animals. It is a celebration of colour, of festivals and all that is beautiful. India’s heritage of painting (eg., the Warli style) is a record of happy times and happy people who expressed their hopes and faith through their works of art.

Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Painting: A Survey (h)
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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