Keywords: varada mudra

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Panel from a temple hanging: recto: crowned god Balarama; verso: Vishnu

The recto features the crowned figure of Balarama, half brother of god Krishna, who frequently features in south India as one of the ten incarnations of Vishnu. Holding his identifying attribute, the hala or ploughshare, Balarama directly faces the viewer, standing erect on a pedestal beneath a canopy of flower garlands and individual pendant flowers …



Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Gilt arsenical copper standing figure of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), slightly worn in places. Figure of Amitabha in headdress; right hand in vitarka mudra, left hand in varada mudra. Wooden stand.