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Vishnu Iconography | RM. history of art: Vishnu Iconography Upulvan Temple at Devi Nuwara (Dondra Head), Sri Lanka Virtual-Babaji-Vishwananda: Maha Vishnu

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Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Basil - The Herb of Kings
Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary B
Nun was the god who personified the primeval waters, the chaos which existed before there was shape and form, the dark liquid mass out of which there appeared the creator-god. Nun is regarded as having no surface, stretching into infinity. Not subject to...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
The Ace of Swords: Seizing the Power of Discernment
"For the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." Hebrews 4:12 KJV I have...
Tarot Cards >> The Minor Arcana
Persephone - An Intutitive View
Persephone is a Goddess whose history has been mainly inferred from ancient mythological placement of her as Demeter’s daughter and Hades wife. She has rarely been addressed outside of the context of her connection to these two more infamous individuals....
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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The Iconography of Hindu Temple : Idea and Image
of twenty four forms of Vishnu in the outer wall on both sides of each parsva devata shrines.
Vishnu Flanked by His Personified Attributes Central India; 10th
an understanding of basic iconography allows us to identify them.
5. Hinduism
Unit 5 Information Sheet 2 Continued – Vishnu Iconography. Ananta means endless or infinite and stands for cosmic time, which is infinite.
Indian Art Images Hindu

Suggested Web Resources

Vishnu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hindu iconography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iconography Of Lord Vishnu
Hindu Gods Iconography « Triangulations
Jan 18, 2010 Hindu Gods Iconography. Trimurti: Brahmā, Vishnu, and Shiva. The Mahabharata Series (cont.
Symbolisms associated with the Vishnu icons : sreenivasarao s

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