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S2017.63.2

Manjushri

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2017.63.2
S2017.63.1

Tsongkhapa

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2017.63.1
S2017.62.2

Dakini

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2017.62.2
S2018.1.1

Sadashiva worshipped by Parvati

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2018.1.1
<p>Wearing a snow-leopard skin draped over his shoulders, Sadashiva sits with the goddess on a mauve-petalled lotus floating against an orange-colored ground. Dominating the composition, his large, ash-white body captures the focus of the viewer&#8217;s attention as well as that of the goddess, whose gaze is fervid and alert. The five-headed deity has eight arms &#8230;</p>