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Menaka the nymph tempting the yogi, Viswāmitra. Chromolithograph by R. Varma.

Ravi Varma, 1848-1906.
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An Apsaras called Menakā was sent to seduce the sage Viswāmitra from his devotions, she suceeded and produced a daughter, Sakuntalā

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Vishwamitra Menaka. Registered no. 128. Ravi Varma.

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Bombay : Anant Shivaji Desai Motibazar ; Karla Lonavla [near Poona] : Ravi Varma Press, [after 1900] : Karla Lonvala (Ravi Varma Press)

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1 print : oleograph

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Menaka the nymph tempting the yogi, Viswāmitra. Chromolithograph by R. Varma. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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