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Narasimha disembowelling Haranyakasipu in front of his son and two female attendants. Chromolithograph.

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Haraṇyakaśipu was the King of the Daityas

Narasiṃha is the man-lion incarnation of Vishnu, who disembowelled Haraṇyakśipu for disapproving his son's worship of Vishnu

Physical description

1 print : oleograph tipped onto cloth

Lettering

Shri Narasimha Avatar.

Lettering note

Lettering in Devanagari script
Lettering continues in pencil: "Narasim-havatara - Vishnu killing Hiranya (King of the Daityas)"

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Wellcome Library no. 26344i

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  • Hindi


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