Varaha Triumphant

Ink and ink wash on paper | 24.1 x 18.1cm | Late 18th century

Unknown Artist

Here, Varaha (an avatar of Vishnu) sits triumphantly on a rocky mountaintop while being venerated by the major Hindu gods. The form above his tusks is the world (bhu) together with the sun and moon, which he rescued from the cosmic waters after defea...
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