Goddess Kali (via Dolls of India)
The Lotus Mahal, Vijayanagara 1885
Photograph of the Lotus Mahal at Vijayanagara, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections taken by an unknown photographer around 1880. Vijayanagara, the City of Victory, was the most powerful Hindu kingdom in Southern India from 1336 until the defeat by the Muslim armies in 1565.
(via British Library)
Bal Hanuman Ji (via HariHarji)
Figure of Kālī striding over recumbent Śiva
Made of painted and gilded clay.
Date: 19thC(late) Made in: India,West Bengal,Krishnanagar
Figure of Kālī striding over recumbent Śiva. Her necklace is formed of several skulls, while in her hand she carries a further gory trophy. Her earrings are made of children’s bodies. Her crown is of a specifically Bengali type.
19th century, Varanasi, India (via yoniversum.nl)
Radha Krishna (via Dolls of India)
Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple