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Vishnu is shown here in his form as supreme lord, his high crown indicative of his royal aspect; his four arms reveal his superhuman nature. His upper right hand holds a discus, seen from the side. In his upper left hand he holds the conch shell.



South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century


Who Is Vishnu?

Bhu Devi and Shri Devi


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