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Strange and Wondrous: Prints of India from the Robert J. Del Bontà Collection

Shiva as an Ascetic



“Mahadeva and Parvati, The Ganges descends from Siva’s head on to the Himalayas and thence flows through the cow’s mouth. Parvati holds a cup of Ambrosia.”
“Culturgeschichte” (Cultural History)
“Le dieu Siva au sein de sa famille” (The god Shiva and his family)
Shiva as a sadhu
Îshâna ou Shiva” (Shiva)

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