This course offers insight into the pride of Tattooing among the Baiga Tribe. Especially, the Baiga women have an habit of tattooing every body part with big elaborate figures. The tattoos are known as Godna, are not only seen as identification for the Baiga tribe, but also the symbolic pride that instills the assence of completeness in women. Hence the study highlights the belief that the pain Baigin woman endures during tattooing prepares her for labor pain during childbirth, that the tattoo is their identity mark.
The art of tattooing is extensively prevalent amongst Baiga women. This study throws light on how traditionally, the Baiga women made elaborate tattoos on their forehead, arms, legs, back, neck and breasts. Special mention of the tattoo patterns which usually signify fire, crops, grains, peacocks(amba), pair of hens, chariot, flowers, trees, eyes, etc are also part of the course.