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Varaha (Bore Incarnation)

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

The incarnation of Vishnu as a boar is a popular icon. The boar rescues the earth goddess (Prithvi) from the Great Flood, thus saving the world. He holds a disc with flames and a conch in his upper hands, his lower right hand is in abhaya pose and the lower left hand is on his waist

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  • Title: Varaha (Bore Incarnation)
  • Date Created: 12th – 13th Century CE
  • Location: Kerala
  • Physical Dimensions: Ht. 18.1 cm., Wd. 10.0 cm., Dep. 4.3 cm.
  • Medium: Bronze

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