Vishnu & Garuda


Mark Cartwright
by Bob King
published on 20 June 2015
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A sandstone relief panel from the Dashavatara temple, Deogarh, Madhya Pradesh, India. 6th century CE. Here Vishnu descends on Garuda, his eagle mount, in order to free the elephant Gajendra from a naga king and queen.

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