Exquisite art form Palm Leaf Painting or Patta Chitra was practiced long back in few regions of India. It is a specialized branch of written communication using palm leaves. This kind of message sending with letters & illustrations etched out on the leaves of palm gradually became famous in the ancient time. Most pattachitras/ Palm Leaf Paintings are influenced by Mythological themes that chiefly contain scenes from various Hindu epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana. Some of the paintings even include local legends and folklore. Lord Ganesha, Durga, Saraswati and Radha & Krishna are the major painting themes.