Keywords: Shiva

29 objects
S2018.1.65

Devi Tripurasundari, folio from a Mahavidya series

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Seated on the pale white naked body of Shiva, the four-armed black skinned Devi holds a whisk, scissors, gold lota and white cup. She is clad in conventional skirt and top and a transparent shawl and wears a golden crown and lavish jewels. The couple are set on a raised marble platform with a canopy …

S2018.1.1

Sadashiva worshipped by Parvati

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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’s attention as well as that of the goddess, whose gaze is fervid and alert. The five-headed deity has eight arms …