Exhibition Type: South Asian and Himalayan Art

24 objects

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Protected: Shiva as an Ascetic

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Gods, Companions, and Devotees

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Gallery 26a Hinduism is a living religion with complex roots reaching back more than four thousand years. Its three major deities—the gods Shiva and Vishnu and the goddess with multiple names—each take on many forms. While the religion’s pluralism puzzles some, Hindus suggest that the infinite can be viewed as a diamond with innumerable facets. …