✯ c1200 Chola Bronze Statue of Parvati the female manifestation of Shiva (god is neither male nor female), sometimes represented side-by-side with him (god is neither one nor two). She’s sometimes worshipped in her terrifying aspect as the demon-slaying, ten-thousand-armed Durga; or, as Durga’s even more terrifying aspect, the graveyard-dancing witch, Kali.✯

Chola Bronze Statue of Parvati the female manifestation of Shiva (god is neither male nor female), sometimes represented side-by-side with him (god is neither one nor two).

Trident with Shiva as Ardhanari (Half-Woman) ca. Chola dynasty, South India, The Cleveland Museum of Art In this hybrid form of the deity, Shiva assumes his own form and that of his consort, Uma. The right half of the figure’s anatomy depicts.

Kali, [Hindu godess] 12th century, Bronze, National Museum of India

Kali, century, Bronze, National Museum of India.finally an ancient sculpture that still resides in an Indian museum.

Standing Hanuman, Chola period (ca. 11th century Tamil Nadu, India. The Met

This piece made out of copper and allow is of a Standing GOD Shri Hanuman, it was created during the Chola period in the century it was created in Tamil Nadu, India and was purchase by Mary Clarke Thompson.

Shiva Vinadharadaksinamurti, Bronze, Chola Dynasty, 11th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Musée Guimet, Paris

Shiva Vinadharadaksinamurti, Bronze, Chola Dynasty, 11th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Musée Guimet, Paris

Mohini (avatar of Vishnu) in Belur temple, near Bangalore, India

Mohini, the only female avatar of Vishnu (statue in a Belur temple, Karnataka, India)

magnificient Bronze Garuda from Mysore, Karnataka, India, 17th century, Honolulu Academy of Arts

magnificient Bronze Garuda from Mysore, Karnataka, India, century, Honolulu Academy of Arts - beautiful statue of Garuda.

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