Monday, April 11, 2016

Deities in Stone

When I was researching an image, I came across this wonderful web presentation from the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco: Deities in Stone.

The main page has an overview about Indian sculpture, and there is a slideshow of the featured sculptures with detailed information about that image, which cover a thousand years of art from around the year 600 C.E. to the year 1700 C.E.
  • Brahma
  • Vishnu with Lakshmi and Sarasvati
  • Surya with Pingala and Danda
  • Shiva
  • Durga and the Buffalo-Demon
  • Ganesha
  • Parvati
  • Tripurasundari
  • The Mother Goddesses
  • Chamunda
  • Garuda
  • Harihara
Here is Durga with that buffalo-demon, Mahishasura:





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