“Samutpatana,” in sanskrit means rising, ascending, and flying together, to reach the highest within ourselves.
I was inspired by a miniature painting (from the Deccani region) and decided to give it a contemporary spin off! I came across this image while researching for my internship at Pavitra Rajaram Design in the Gulshan i-Ishq’ folio which is based off the story of Prince Manohar and Princess Madhumalti and the poems and sonnets written in Deccani Urdu by the famous Sufi poet Shaikh Sayyid. These are at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Samputana for the company Yog Love, started by the author and celebrity Ira Trivedi :
Inspiration from the Deccani folios which are illustrate the love story of the Princess Madhumalti and Prince Manohar :