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Shiva Dakshinamurti (Figure). Thanjavur, India.late 12th century.Daksinamurti, the "Lord who faces South",represents Siva as the supreme teacher of yoga, music, jnana (divine knowledge) and all the arts and sciences.This image, with a rosary and flame in the upper hands, is Vyakhyanamurti, Siva as the expounder of the sastras. Four-armed Siva is depicted with the uncut hair of an ascetic, seated in the virasana (heroic) posture,the lower right hand raised in the gesture of teaching in…

Shiva Dakshinamurti (Figure)

Shiva Dakshinamurti (Figure). Thanjavur, India.late 12th century.Daksinamurti, the "Lord who faces South",represents Siva as the supreme teacher of yoga, music, jnana (divine knowledge) and all the arts and sciences.This image, with a rosary and flame in the upper hands, is Vyakhyanamurti, Siva as the expounder of the sastras. Four-armed Siva is depicted with the uncut hair of an ascetic, seated in the virasana (heroic) posture,the lower right hand raised in the gesture of teaching in…

The six-headed Skanda [Karttikeya].Tamil Nadu,India, 12th century.Skanda is the Hindu god of war and the son of Shiva.This twelfth-century Chola-period sculpture shows the six-faced god seated in the position of royal ease (lalitasana) upon his vehicle,the peacock.Skanda has twelve arms,which hold attributes including a sword,a mace,a thunderbolt (vajra),a shield,a trident and a lotus.Skanda wears an elaborate crown and heavy circular earrings,several necklaces and a beaded cord...

Skanda is the Hindu god of war and the son of Shiva. According to one of numerous legends about his birth, Skanda was born of Shiva’s seed and nurtured by .

Brahma, the God of Creation | LACMA Collections, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th century.

Brahma, the God of Creation Central Java, Indonesia, century Volcanic stone (andesite)

Man-Lion Avatar of Vishnu (Narasiṃha), Bihar 975-1025, Norton Simon Museum

Man-Lion Avatar of Vishnu (Narasiṃha), Bihar Norton Simon Museum:

#cattāri_ariyasaccāni Four Noble Truths - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

4 monks for the Four Noble Truths. 3 Dharma Wheels, for the Three Jewels of Buddhism. Dharma wheels representing the Eightfold Path.

Bishamonten | LACMA Collections    I love the gesture (although it feels very feminine) and the cartooniness of the guy he's standing on.

Bishamonten | LACMA Collections I love the gesture (although it feels very feminine) and the cartooniness of the guy he's standing on.

Bodhisattva, 700s China, Tang dynasty (618-907) dry lacquer

Tang dynasty The bodhisattva-an enlightened being dedicated to the spiritual awakening of all beings-is shown sitting in a relaxed pose, the eyes half-closed in an expression of profound meditation.

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