Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Image: Akaal Bodham - Rama and Durga

Rama and Durga
circa 1895
(British Museum)

For more about the Akaal Bodhan, see Wikipedia.

More information from the British Museum site: Rama is shown about to offer his eyes to make up the full number - 108 - of lotus blossoms needed in the puja that he must offer to the goddess Durga to gain her blessing.  

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