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God, Buddhist deity, in a dancing posture

Indian Museum, Kolkata

Indian Museum, Kolkata

The four-armed, Buddhist deity is standing in a dancing posture. He is having a dreadful appearance with canine teeth, a garland of heads and three eyes rolling in anger. His right hands display an arrow and the tarjani mudra while the left hands show the bow and the khattvanga. The hair is curled and arranged in upward style tied with a hair band on the head. He is bedecked with bone girdle.

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  • Title: God, Buddhist deity, in a dancing posture
  • Date: ca. 11th century A.D.
  • Location: Indian Museum, Kolkata
  • Physical Dimensions: 8.8x7cm.
  • Provenance: Eastern India
  • Type: Manuscript

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