Image title: Sheshashayi

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of a Sheshashayi, from the 16th century.—This typical image of Sheshashayi Vishnu is shown sleeping on the coil of serpent (Adishesha/Adisesha) in the ocean. A full-blown lotus is shown emerging from the abdomen of Vishnu where a God, in the Hindu tradition Brahma, is seen on the upper part of lotus.

Sheshashayi can also be spelled as Sheshshayi, Sesasayi, Sessayi Seshasayi, Seshsayi, or Śeṣaśāyī (शेषशायी).

Gallery information:

The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/30
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 34mm

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Size: 4.24 MB
Resolution: 3200 x 2275
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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