Yoga-Narashimha, the Man-Lion form of Vishnu

Bronze | 19.4 x 10.4 x 10in | 12th century

Indian Artist

Narasimha (man-lion) is an incarnated form of the Hindu god Vishnu who appeared as an avatar on Earth to defeat a specific demon-king. Many images of this deity depict him in the act of disemboweling his victim. Here, however, he has been presented i...
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