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Durga slaying the Buffalo demon depicted on a stand and surmounted on a torana decorated with smaller figures of demon kings and Hindu gods. Transfer lithograph.

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The figures are identified in pen and ink and the goddess is identified as Kālī here, but it is more usual to call this form Durgā, the names are interchangeable

The two goddesses on either side of Durgā are unidentified

Kārttikeya is the God of War, his transport is a peacock, Paravāni

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1 print : transfer lithograph

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The goddess Kali slays the Bhains Asser or Buffalo Demon.

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "The god Ganés and his rat. The god Kartekeya and his peacock"

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Wellcome Library no. 26170i

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  • Bengali
  • English


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