The Avatars of Vishnu

The Avatars of Vishnu

Vishnu, India: Tamil Nadu, 15th century, bronze, The Norton Simon Foundation.

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1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SPEAKER:
Educator

Known as "the preserver," Vishnu is one of the principal gods of Hinduism. When saving the universe, Vishnu takes the form of one of his 10 avatars, including animals, such as boars and half-lions, and men, like Rama and Krishna. Look at depictions of these avatars, and explore elements of continuity and variety in visual portrayals of this heroic deity.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
The program is free with admission and limited to 20 participants.
Location:
Meets in Entrance Gallery
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