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Hindu Deities

Shiva and Family (Shiva Parivar)

Shiva and Family (Shiva Parivar)

Artist : Dinesh Charan Shrestha

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The image of Shiva-Shakti, where Siva and Parvati appear together as husband and wife is popular in both Indian and Newar art. But they are also represented together with their two miraculously created ‘sons’, Ganesha and Kumara, in a ‘divine family’ assembly known as Shiva Parivar or ‘Shiva’s...

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Ardhanarishvara

Ardhanarishvara

Artist : Shuka Raj

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Ardhanarishvara, the 'Lord (ishvara) who is half (ardha) woman (nari)', is a composite form of Shiva and his consort Shakti (Parvati), fused into one body as Shiva-Shakti. In this beautiful painting by Sukha Raj, the trinity of Shiva-Shakti and their two sons, Ganesha and Kumara, appear together as...

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Lakshmi

Lakshmi

Artist : Dinesh Charan Shrestha

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Lakshmi is the Hindu Goddess of wealth, prosperity, beauty and good fortune, who arose during the legendary ‘churning of the ocean’, when she was taken as a wife by Lord Vishnu. As Vishnu’s consort she is also known as ‘Shri’, the ‘Auspicious One’, who incarnated in the forms of Sita and Rama as...

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Durga

Durga

Artist : Sundar Sinkhwal

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This painting of the great goddess Durga as Mahishasura-mardini, the ‘Slayer of the Buffalo Demon’. Durga, meaning the ‘Invincible or Inaccessible’, appears here in her victorious eight-armed (Skt. astabhuja) aspect as she stands leaning towards the left in alidha posture, with her...

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B/W Ardhanarishvara

B/W Ardhanarishvara

Artist : Devendra Man Sinkhwal

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Ardhanarishvara, meaning the 'Lord (ishvara) who is half (ardha) woman (nari)', is a composite form of Shiva and his consort Parvati fused into one body, similarly to how in Greek mythology, Hermaphroditus, the son of Hermes and Aphrodite, merged with the nymph Salmacis to form a unified...

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B/W Ganesh

B/W Ganesh

Artist : Mahendra Man Sinkhwal

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In this sepia painting four-armed Ganesh (Ganapati) is shown dancing in tandavi or bow-and-arrow posture, with his right leg drawn up and his left foot resting upon the saddlecloth of his vehicle, a long-nosed Asian shrew or chuchundra. The shrew gazes upward at Ganesh, with its four feet resting...

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Shiva Nataraja

Shiva Nataraja

Artist : Rakesh Shrestha

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Shiva, the great ascetic lord, is depicted here in his aspect as Nataraja, the 'Lord of the Dance', in which he combines the dramatic sentiments of tandava or 'fierce wildness' and lasya or 'erotic dance'. With his right foot drawn up and his extended left leg bent in dancing tandavi-asana, or...

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Kaumari With Chanda Bhairava

Kaumari With Chanda Bhairava

Artist : Samundra Man Singh Shrestha

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This magnificent oil painting by Samundra Man Singh Shrestha took five months to paint. It was completed in 2006, and is Samundra's most ambitious composition to date. The painting depicts the four-armed mother goddess Kaumari, as she offers a skull-cup of blood from a freshly sacrificed buffalo to...

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Heads of Bhairava and Kaumari

Heads of Bhairava and Kaumari

Artist : Samundra Man Singh Shrestha

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This oil portrait was painted by Samundra Man Singh Shrestha in 2008, and depicts the two-armed aspects of the mother-goddess Kaumari and her consort, Chanda Bhairava. The assemblies of the 'eight mothers' (astamatrika) and the 'eight Bhairavas' (astabhairava) are of great importance in the Newar...

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Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba

Artist : Samundra Man Singh Shrestha

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For some people it may seem strange to include this portrait of India's most famous, and now somewhat controversial, miracle-working guru in the Hindu Deity gallery of this website. But for countless Hindus of India and Nepal, Sathya Sai Baba has long been recognized as a living embodiment of the...

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Ganga

Ganga

Artist : Rabindra Munankarmi and Purna Prasad Hyoju

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This composition depicts the goddess Ganga as the divine personification of the River Ganges, the most sacred of India's great life-giving rivers. Originally this heavenly river was said to flow from the toes of Lord Vishnu, before her waters were brought down to earth through the penances of a...

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