Viṣṇu in his second avatar (incarnation) as Kūrma. Indra, Śiva, and Brahma stand to one side, while three asuras are on the other in this depiction of the churning of the sea of milk. Rajasthan School, Jaipur Style. Date 1800 (circa)
LAS VOCES DE JUNUUNAY: Mitos hindúes: 1.º Avatar de Vishnú: MATSYA, el Pez
Lord Vishnu’s avatar as Kurma, the tortoise 19th century. gouache on ivory, with pencil; 5.4 x 4.5 cm A roundel of Lord Vishnu’s avatar as Kurma, the tortoise, during the churning of the ocean by the gods and demons to retrieve the nector of...
'Bharat-Mata' ('Mother-India'); Painting by Abanindranath Tagore, India, 1905 --'Bharat-Mata' - Symbol of the Nation: India was aware as a nation with very strong nationalism. This painting of Mother India imitates the traditional form of Hindu Goddess. She has four arms, carrying the symbols of the way to modernize the nation by improving food, clothing, knowledge and spirituality. Here, the subject of modern national identity is drawn in a traditional Indian-form.
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My friend Baba Balakdas. 42 years old. A devotee of Shiva. Sadhus are known as 'babas' in Nepal. The word 'baba' means father or uncle in most Indian languages. via sadhus.org
The Tortoise Avatar of Vishnu. 1694. Bikaner, India