Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon

Stone | 87.5 x 37 x 12cm | c. 1000 - c. 1100

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The fight between the Hindu goddess Durga and the demon is described in various Sanskrit texts, which are well known to Hindus. The demon could change shape. He first appeared as a buffalo and was beheaded by Durga; the buffalo’s decapitated head can...
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