Sunday, June 5, 2016

'An intriguing carving in Indian Museum, Kolkata' by K.J.S.Chatrath


I visited the impressive Indian Museum in Kolkata, India a few weeks back. The museum is full of amazing exhibits. I found the carving above to be breathtaking. However I was a little puzzled at reading the description put up by the Museum authorities. Please take a look:
 I respectfully seek the advice of experts if this write-up put up by the Indian Museum, Kolkata,, describing Gauri as the mother of Lord Shiva, is correct.

'Ornaments of Lord Vishnu' - by K.J.S.Chatrath

I came across this wonderful statue of Lord Vishnu from Konark, Odisha, 13th century, Ganga Dynasty at the National Museum, New Delhi. ...