India is a country with a vibrant collage of its rich culture and heritage. India’s handicrafts are one of the oldest in the world and are very exquisite, sophisticated and refined. Potli bags are a distinctive feature of the traditional Indian handicrafts. FleAffair gives to you a variety of traditional designer Potli bags which are ostentatiously extravagant, for every occasion. Potlis are beautifully embroidered hand-crafted bags that have been prevalent since the Vedic Period. There have been instances in the Ramayana and Mahabharata where the occurrence of Potlis are mentioned. In Ramayana, Potli was used by Lord Rama as a travel bag when he went into exile in the forest for fourteen years. His brother Lakshmana, carried the Potli which contained, clothes, medicinal leaves, water, mud of Ayodhya and fruits. Arjuna in Mahabharata hid his weapons in a Potli bag which was tied to a tree while he was at the Virata Kingdom. Pandavas also carried Potlis during their exile. Sudama, Lord Krishna’s childhood friend, is said to have had carried a Potli containing rice while he went to meet the latter.
Potli bags have also been used in Ayurveda, its counterpart being a soft and moist material called Poultice which usually contains flour, herbs and bran. Potli bags have voyaged hundreds of centuries and are still in use. They are termed as a fashion accessory and are generally used in weddings and parties. They are available in various styles such as the Bhopal beaded Potli bags, Kutch embroidered Potli bags etc. Buy potli online at FleAffair, shop for the most aesthetically beautiful ornamental Potlis, ranging from brocade Potlis, sequenced and beaded work Potlis to, embroidered and embellished Potli bags.