"Fight between Lord Shiva and Arjun." Kailashnath Temple,  Pallava Dynasty.  7th Century CE.  Kanchipuram,  Tamil Nadu, India,

"Fight between Lord Shiva and Arjun." Kailashnath Temple, Pallava Dynasty. 7th Century CE. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India,

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Linga with one face (Ekamukhalinga), Shahi period, 9th century, Afghanistan  Marble  This sculpture was made during the short-lived Shahi kingdom (seventh—ninth century) of eastern Afghanistan, which produced a small number of extraordinary sculptures. They were carved in a distinctive white marble and their style derived from sculptural traditions of northern India and Kashmir.

Linga with one face (Ekamukhalinga), Shahi period, 9th century, Afghanistan Marble This sculpture was made during the short-lived Shahi kingdom (seventh—ninth century) of eastern Afghanistan, which produced a small number of extraordinary sculptures. They were carved in a distinctive white marble and their style derived from sculptural traditions of northern India and Kashmir.

Parvati is Lord Shiva's consort and wife. In homes and temples throughout south India statues of Lord Shiva are almost always accompanied by a statue of Parvati. Lord Shiva as Nataraja usually has Parvati in the standing posture beside him as he performs his dance of creation and destruction. This size Shivakami would be perfect to accompany a Nataraja statue between 18 and 24 inches. Parvati has a beautiful deep bronze hue that gives the statue a warm and inviting feel. Her conical shaped…

Parvati is Lord Shiva's consort and wife. In homes and temples throughout south India statues of Lord Shiva are almost always accompanied by a statue of Parvati. Lord Shiva as Nataraja usually has Parvati in the standing posture beside him as he performs his dance of creation and destruction. This size Shivakami would be perfect to accompany a Nataraja statue between 18 and 24 inches. Parvati has a beautiful deep bronze hue that gives the statue a warm and inviting feel. Her conical shaped…

Tripurantaka-Shiva the Destroyer of the 3 Cities  ca. 925, Tandantottam, Tamil Nadu, India. Bronze. 30.5 in.  in a heroic stance, with his legs bent in dvibhanga. Shiva’s outstretched hands would have held a bow and arrow.

Tripurantaka-Shiva the Destroyer of the 3 Cities ca. 925, Tandantottam, Tamil Nadu, India. Bronze. 30.5 in. in a heroic stance, with his legs bent in dvibhanga. Shiva’s outstretched hands would have held a bow and arrow.

Babay Ganesha with His Mother Goddess Parvati and Father Lord Shiva.

Babay Ganesha with His Mother Goddess Parvati and Father Lord Shiva.

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