Saturday, March 12, 2016

'Goddess Parvati, circa 11th century A.D.' : Photo by K.J.S.Chatrath







Goddess Parvati, circa 11th century A.D., belonging to Pala School, Bengal, India. It is on display in the Government Museum, Chandigarh.

Quite interestingly, this sculpture shows Goddess Parvati with a third eye, a characteristic generally found only in the statues of Lord Shiva. 


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