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nrisingha

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Wild Things on March 22, 2013 at 12:32 pm
watercolor aceo 3/2013

watercolor aceo 3/2013

Nrisingha is a man-lion avatar. It is told that Vishnu, the supreme lord, descended to earth as a creature half man and half lion. On earth he slew the demon Hiranyakasipu because this demon’s great pride had angered the gods as well as man. This is a very involved story which I will not attempt to tell here. Hindu mythology is always very involved and usually bloody. I find it interesting.

 

ganapati

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Wild Things on August 28, 2011 at 10:33 am

original watercolor aceo 3.5 x 2.5 c8/2011

Remover of Obstacles. Hindu elephant deity who, in his mystical form of a man with the head of an elephant, rides a mouse as a vehicle.