Annapoorna Devi, an avatar of Parvati is beleived to be the goddess of Food and harvest. She is the divine symbol of nourishment and care she provides to her children on this universe. The idol of goddess is always shown with a bowl which is always filled with grain, representing the bountiful of food she has to offer to her children. Tanjore painting is a classical South Indian painting style, originated from the town of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Tanjore paintings are characterised by rich, flat and vivid colors, glittering gold foils overlaid on delicate but extensive gesso work and inlay of glass beads and or pieces of precious, semi-precious gems. This beautiful painting of the Goddess in red saree is to bring prosperity and happiness in abundance.