A sculpture of the supreme viṣṇu from 10th century Punjab presently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here viṣṇu is depicted with his chakra (sudarśana), śaṅkha (pāñcajany) and gadā (kaumadaki), with his hand in abhaya mudrā – dispelling all fears. He wears a long garland of flowers and his head is decorated with ornate nimbus having bands of lotus petals, flames, and abstracted triangular floral … Continue reading Viṣṇu