Garuda (with wings)

Image title: Garuda (with wings)

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of Garuda (with wings), from the 20th century A.D.—Garuda, a celestial bird, is familiar as the Bahana (Vahana), mount, of Lord Vishnu. This image of Garuda is shown in the anthropomorphic form with the wings of bird, showing the anjali-mudra, a posture of adoration.

Garuda can also be spelled as Garuḍa (गरुड).

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: 36mm

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Size: 3.69 MB
Resolution: 2203 x 3200
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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