Plaque with a Dancer and a Vina Player | India | Shunga period | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Plaque with a Dancer and a Vina Player,1st century B.C. Shunga period. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987 (1987.142.376) #dance
Lamps of India (భారతదేశములో దీపములు)
Lamps of India (భారతదేశములో దీపములు) Lamps are playing vital part in our Sanatana Dharma. From the olden days since Vedic period Lamps are used in India in every occasion. Our Indian Heritage and Culture is mixed with Lamp. One person Late Dr.Dinakar Kelkar from Pune collected several Lamps from all over India and also from foreign countries which used in India from the olden days and now these lamps are displayed at Dinakar Kelkar museum, Pune. The Publications Department of Government of…
Collections-Virtual Museum of Images and Sounds
The ‘Collections’ or Image Gallery of the The Virtual Museum of 'Images' allows browsing through the images from the visual archives of the Center for Art & Archaeology and other contributing museums and private collections.
The renowned Jain temple at Ranakpur is dedicated to Adinatha. Light colored marble has been used for the construction of this grand temple which occupies an area of approximately 60 x 62 metres. The temple, with its distinctive domes, shikhara, turrets and cupolas rises majestically from the slope of a hill. Over 1444 marble pillars, carved in exquisite detail, support the temple.The pillars are all differently carved and no two pillars are the same. It is also said that it is impossible to…
- AKG1110516 Vishnu dreams the world / Indian miniat Indian miniature, Kangra school, 18th C. Vishnu, on snake Shesha in the ocean of Milk, dreams the world. (Vishnu, Hindu god of preservation; a lotus flower grows from his navel, on which god Brahma is seated; his wife Lakshmi massages his feet). Gouache on paper. Srinagar, Sri Partap Singh Museum.
The Brahmanical Triad: Brahma, Shiva, Vishnu | India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
In a uniquely Kashmiri visualization, all three deities are represented in three-faced form: Brahma with three heads manifest and a fourth assumed; Shiva with his wrathful and feminine aspects projecting left and right; and Vishnu with his lion and boar avatars. The Brahmanical Triad: Brahma, Shiva, Vishnu Date:8th–9th century Culture:India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) Medium:Stone Dimensions:H. 5 3/4 in.