Male Mahadeshwara

Tempera on paper | 35 x 28cm | c. 1912

Unknown Artist

Mysuru, Karnataka

A subject of a popular Kannada folk ballad, Mahadeshwara has been deified as an incarnation of Shiva and is identified with the Shiva-linga. Mahadeshwara probably lived during the 14th century. He performed a number of miracles to ...
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