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Viṣṇu as Venkatachalapati, the ‘Lord of the Venkata Hill’ (i.e. Tirumala), with his two consorts Alarmelumangai (also known as Padmavati) and Śrī , all of whom stand on separate stepped pedestals. The richly clad and bejewelled god stands in samabhanga, carrying the chakra (discus) in his upper right hand and the shankha (conch) in his upper left. Company School, Thanjavur 1830.