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Woman from Khajuraho, India, Stone Sculpture, ca. 9th - 14th Century CE.

Woman from Khajuraho, India, Stone Sculpture, ca. 9th - 14th Century CE.

"Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. " Pratihara Dynasty 10th Century AD. Ajmer Museum. Rajasthan. India.

"Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. " Pratihara Dynasty 10th Century AD. Ajmer Museum. Rajasthan. India.

11th C. trident with Auspicious Kali Bhadrakali is the shakti of the god Shiva; the trident is a symbol of Shiva; other of the goddess's attributes are the noose and skull bowl that she carries. (National Gallery of Australia)

11th C. trident with Auspicious Kali Bhadrakali is the shakti of the god Shiva; the trident is a symbol of Shiva; other of the goddess's attributes are the noose and skull bowl that she carries. (National Gallery of Australia)

source: The Hindu HYDERABAD:ANDHRA PRADESH Bronze Nataraja, Vijayanagara Period, 14th C. This is the Lord of Dance. His gestures and attributes represent three phases - creation, sustenance and...

source: The Hindu HYDERABAD:ANDHRA PRADESH Bronze Nataraja, Vijayanagara Period, 14th C. This is the Lord of Dance. His gestures and attributes represent three phases - creation, sustenance and...

YOGA NARASIMHA : Lord Vishnu in his man-lion avatar in a yoga position

YOGA NARASIMHA : Lord Vishnu in his man-lion avatar in a yoga position

Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar. c.1250.South India. Seated with a yoga band around his knees to aid his meditative posture, this powerful image depicts Vishnu as Narasimha (man-lion avatar). He would have held the typical discus and conch shell in his two rear hands. Vishnu is believed to have taken the avatar to destroy the demon king Hiranyakashipu.

Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar. c.1250.South India. Seated with a yoga band around his knees to aid his meditative posture, this powerful image depicts Vishnu as Narasimha (man-lion avatar). He would have held the typical discus and conch shell in his two rear hands. Vishnu is believed to have taken the avatar to destroy the demon king Hiranyakashipu.

Beautiful!!! Lyrical and poetry in motion. DANCING KRISHNA ON SNAKE - KALIYA KRISHNA

Beautiful!!! Lyrical and poetry in motion. DANCING KRISHNA ON SNAKE - KALIYA KRISHNA

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