Goddess, standing in pratyalidha posture

Indian Museum, Kolkata

Indian Museum, Kolkata
Kolkata, India

The six-armed, blue-bodied goddess is standing in pratyalidha posture. Her main pair of hands is placed against the chest in vajrahumkara mudra while the other hands display bow, vajra, arrow and the tarjani mudra. The hair is curled and arranged in upward style tied with a hair band on the head. She has terrible appearance with canine teeth, a garland of heads and three eyes are rolling in anger.


  • Title: Goddess, standing in pratyalidha posture
  • Date: ca. 11th century A.D.
  • Location: Indian Museum, Kolkata
  • Physical Dimensions: 8.8x7cm.
  • Provenance: Eastern India
  • Type: Manuscript

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