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Durga Crushes the Demon

Durga Crushes the Demon

Durga Crushes the Demon

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Kalamkari Painting on Cotton

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Numerous myths in religious texts describe battles fought between Durga and the demons, the most important being the one against Mahisha.

The eight-armed Durga looks resplendent in the ornaments she wears and the weapons she holds. The fiery halo around her head, together with the numerous arms, encompass her enchanting body. She looks picture perfect in her role as the supreme protector-warrior-victor goddess. The expression and her pose give no evidence of ferocity associated with killing a demon. Her trident, however, is aimed at Mahisha. The demon, elegantly poised, shows no expression of fear of his life at the hands of Durga. Contrary to most representations, he is not shown emerging from the buffalo. The lion gnawing at the bovine is the only fierce element in the entire work.

On close analysis of this kalamkari work, one finds traces of the Tantric icon of the Devi dancing on the corpse of her husband, Shiva.

This description by Renu Rana.

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