Monday, May 30, 2016

Image: Queen Choladevi and the Sage Angiras



Queen Choladevi and the Sage Angiras
(circa 1790, Met Museum)

Queen Choladevi had scorned the goddess Lakshmi, and the angry goddess gave her the head of a female boar. She went to the sage Angiras and he taught her the Mahalakshmi Vrata, and in this way she reversed the curse.

More about Sage Angiras and Choladevi at Wikipedia.

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