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The Sarabha: a mythical creature connected with Shiva. Gouache drawing.

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The Śarabha/Śarabheśamūrti is a fierce creature, part man, part beast and bird whose shape is assumed by Siva to punish Narasiṁha for having killed the Śaiva devotee Hiraṇyakaśipu

Physical description

1 drawing : gouache

Lettering note

Lettering on the reverse is in Devanagari script

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25989i

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  • Hindi


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