Devi: The Great Goddess

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"Her lotus eyes quiver through drinking wine
Equal in glory to a thousand suns
Seated upon a lion
with ten arms
In my heart praise Varahi"

Varahi Seated on a Tiger.
Varahi Seated on a Tiger. Folio 35 from the Tantric Devi series. India, Punjab Hills, Basohli, ca. 1660-70. Opaque watercolor, gold, and beetle-wing cases on paper.
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