~Vrishabha~   The word "vrishabha" means "bull," in this case the female counterpart of Nandi, as would be found in a Yogini Temple. In this relief, Vrishabha sits in Royal Ease, her lion vehicle beneath her feet. Her left arm cradles Ganesh. A Ganeshvari appears in the lower right corner, and possibly in the lower left corner (damaged) as well.  Satna is located about 75 mi (125 km) east of Khajuraho. 10th C.

~Vrishabha~ The word "vrishabha" means "bull," in this case the female counterpart of Nandi, as would be found in a Yogini Temple. In this relief, Vrishabha sits in Royal Ease, her lion vehicle beneath her feet. Her left arm cradles Ganesh. A Ganeshvari appears in the lower right corner, and possibly in the lower left corner (damaged) as well. Satna is located about 75 mi (125 km) east of Khajuraho. 10th C.

Pingala, attendant of Sûrya Gupta, East India 4th-5th century Terracotta Height: 40.7 cm

Pingala, attendant of Sûrya Gupta, East India 4th-5th century Terracotta Height: 40.7 cm

Indian Temples and Iconography: Chaunsat yogini temple, Bheraghat Jabalpur-Ganeshani at Bheraghat

Indian Temples and Iconography: Chaunsat yogini temple, Bheraghat Jabalpur-Ganeshani at Bheraghat

Imagine posing as a model for this dancing female figure. You'll soon realize that this striking pose is anatomically impossible. Yet the sculptor has captured the essence of continuous, whirling motion

Imagine posing as a model for this dancing female figure. You'll soon realize that this striking pose is anatomically impossible. Yet the sculptor has captured the essence of continuous, whirling motion

A Tantric Goddess | LACMA Collections

A Tantric Goddess | LACMA Collections

A Tantric Goddess | LACMA Collections

A Tantric Goddess | LACMA Collections

In recent years, the Dallas Museum of Art has expanded its collection of South Asian art from a small number of Indian temple sculptures to nearly 500 works, including Indian Hindu and Buddhist sculptures, Himalayan Buddhist bronze sculptures and ritual objects, artwork from Southeast Asia, and decorative arts from India’s Mughal period. Artworks in the collection have origins from the former Ottoman empire to Java, and architectural pieces suggest the grandeur of buildings in the Indian…

The Arts of India, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas at the Dallas Museum of Art

In recent years, the Dallas Museum of Art has expanded its collection of South Asian art from a small number of Indian temple sculptures to nearly 500 works, including Indian Hindu and Buddhist sculptures, Himalayan Buddhist bronze sculptures and ritual objects, artwork from Southeast Asia, and decorative arts from India’s Mughal period. Artworks in the collection have origins from the former Ottoman empire to Java, and architectural pieces suggest the grandeur of buildings in the Indian…


More ideas
“Chausath (64) Yogini Temple in Hirapur, Odisha.”

“Chausath (64) Yogini Temple in Hirapur, Odisha.”

GODDESS VINAYAKI THE FEMALE GANESA (Ganesha)

GODDESS VINAYAKI THE FEMALE GANESA (Ganesha)

Yogini, c. 900–975. India, Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram or Kaveripakkam. Metagabbro; 116 x 76 x 43.2 cm. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Gift of Arthur M. Sackler S1987.905.

Yogini, c. 900–975. India, Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram or Kaveripakkam. Metagabbro; 116 x 76 x 43.2 cm. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Gift of Arthur M. Sackler S1987.905.

Chamunda, the Horrific Destroyer of Evil, 10th–11th century. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Anonymous Gift and Rogers Fund, 1989 (1989.121) | This is a fragment of a full-length sculpture portraying the ferocious Hindu goddess Kali in the form of Chamunda, an epithet derived from her act of decapitating the demons Chanda and Munda. #Halloween

Chamunda, the Horrific Destroyer of Evil, 10th–11th century. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Anonymous Gift and Rogers Fund, 1989 (1989.121) | This is a fragment of a full-length sculpture portraying the ferocious Hindu goddess Kali in the form of Chamunda, an epithet derived from her act of decapitating the demons Chanda and Munda. #Halloween

Ashmolean Museums, Woman Yogini, India Le, Eastern Art, Fine Art, Archeology Woman, India 1750 1850, Asian Art, Temples Head

Ashmolean Museums, Woman Yogini, India Le, Eastern Art, Fine Art, Archeology Woman, India 1750 1850, Asian Art, Temples Head

Pinterest
Search