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Kalighat painting of Vishnu as Matsya. Calcutta, c1860. the whole creation was engulfed by water and disappeared. One of the god's rivals snatched the four Vedas, the most revered scriptures of Hindu tradition, from the hands of Brahma and disappeared with them into the depths. Eventually, with Vishnu's help, they were recovered. Paintings such as this are typical of 19th-cent Calcutta.


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Holi in Vrindavan - Krishna crossdressing - painting presently at BHU, Varanasi.

Nude Beat | niramish: Holi in Vrindavan - Krishna...

Radha runs to Krsna under a Tree during a Storm. The storm is emblematic of passion. This is also an analogy a spiritual relationship when a devotee turns to God when under duress. ca. 1790 India.


“ A slip of a young woman dressed in a pink -tinted *peshwaj*, a filmy overgarment speckled with blossoms and worn in conjunction with her blush-yellow *paijama*, a long golden *patka* ornamented with...

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