Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Brahma and the Lokapalas

Brahma on a turtle with the four Lokapalas. 

From left to right: Varuna on a horse, Kubera with a lion, Yama with a bull, and Indra with an elephant.

You can read more about the Lokapalas at Wikipedia, and also about Brahma.

(Wikimedia: Sri Lanka, 9th century; the object is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but no image at their website.)

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