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Women fetching water from well depicts their daily chores and also bears a religious significance. The Well of water symbolizes truth and and the nature, the natural power of god. As in the paintings, the trope of ponds shifts the imaginative register toward women’s perspectives and the importance of women’s knowledge and influence in shaping Maithili society. The women around the pond and their stories of gossips, about their family, about grief, beliefs, hopes, dreams and life can easily be caught through the eyes and the heart.