Narayana (four-handed Vishnu)

Image title: Narayana (four-handed Vishnu)

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of Narayana (four-handed Vishnu), from the 17th century A.D.—The four-handed Vishnu is most popular in the Vaishnava iconography of Nepal. This image of Vishnu is seated on double-lotus base and holding his usual attributes in each hand.

Narayana can also be spelled as Narayan or Nārāyaṇa (नारायण).

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: 1/20
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 20mm

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Size: 5.75 MB
Resolution: 2000 x 4780
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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