Hindu Stone Sculptures (NMN): photo 34
Photo 34 of 50 in Gallery: Hindu Stone Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Agastyamuni
This stone sculpture shows an image of Agastyamuni (Agastya Muni), from 16th century A.D.—This image appears to be seated in cross-legged pose. Both arms and legs are partly mutilated, but his right hand is shown in varadamudra, the gesture of munificence.
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.