Dr. Kulkarni, Vikram V.
Department of Drawing and Painting
S.N.D.T. Women’s University,
Karve Road, Pune -411038
The story telling tradition through the paintings is found from the ancient time in India. Painted mobile wooden shrine is one of them in south India. This research paper throws light on the Wadar shrine paintings. Through the comparison of similar wooden shrines found in south India, the author discusses the chronology and development of these painted wooden shrines.
Key words: The painted wooden shrines of Vishnu, The painted wooden shrines of Potraj/ Peddama, painted wooden shrines of Wadars