Mythical tales part 2 : Tales of the parrot
Next to the peacock, the parrot is one of the most commonly used designs on silk sarees, especially Kanjivaram and Banarasi silk sarees. How did the parrot come to be closely associated with the art of weaving? On this article, we depict the close association of the parrot with Indian mythology through a set of comics.
1. The birth of the parrot
2. The parrot and the goddess Meenakshi
3. The parrot and the sage Yagnavalkya
Mythology is a strong part of Indian culture and its influence can still be seen today. The above three tales of the parrot and its variants can be found in a lot of ancient Indian writing and is one of the reasons why the parrot is one of the most revered birds in India.