Hindu Stone Sculptures (NMN): photo 9
Photo 9 of 50 in Gallery: Hindu Stone Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Vishvarupa Vishnu
This stone sculpture shows the image of Vishvarupa Vishnu (16th-17th century) from the Malla period. This image is standing erect with a powerful representation of Vishnu as supreme god. Here, Vishnu is holding his usual attributes like a conch, a flaming wheel, a mace and lotus seed and is flanked by female and male attendants.
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 stone sculpture (prastara-murti-kala) section.