MoNA Collection

Mcode: 218DR2020
Year: 1977
Pencil and Watercolor on Canvas
24 x 28 cm

About the Art

Bhagwati is the female aspect of Lord Shiva, worshipped as his counterpart without whom the male aspect remains incomplete. She is the supreme power and destroyer of evil. In this painting, she is represented as Mahisasurmardini or the slayer of the demon Mahisasur. During the festival of Dashain, she is worshipped as the source of goodness.

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