Apart from the dusky skin that gives away Her tantric origin, note the naked figure prostrate underneath Her that She has for an asana. Other than these, everything about this watercolour is as relatable and calming for the regular devotee; from the soothing green of the grass dominating the base of the painting, to the pristine wisps of pale clouds in the sky. Her handmaidens are divine beings themselves, given that all three devis in the picture are wearing a lotus-trimmed crown of gold on the head and have a sliver of the moon rests on the brow. One of them raises above Devi Bhadrakali's head an Indian aratee implement that gives away the direction of the wind.
The Goddess Bhadrakali is depicted in her decent and graceful manifestation, along with her two attendants. The painting is in the characteristic of Bahohli art style of Pahari School as practiced around 1730-40. The goddess is seated on a dead body and drinking from a cup. She is holding a bunch of lotuses, the characteristic feature of Basohli art style.
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