Mohini Beguiling Bhamasura Lord Vishnu took the form of Mohini in order to kill Bhamasura. This happened when Bhamasura, the biggest devotee of Shiva tried to be over smart by using the boon from Shiva on Shiva himself. Yes, Bhamasura fell in love with Lord Shiva’s wife Parvati. He wanted to use Shiva’s boon of turning anybody into ashes by just putting his hand over their head. Lord Vishnu helped Lord Shiva by taking the form of Mohini. Rukmini’s Mohini in the painting is nude.
Rukmini Varma: The Master Artist of Nude Paintings