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023640

Durga Chola dynasty (850-1100 AD) granite sculpture from Tamil Nadu, India. In Hinduism, Durga 'the inaccessible' or 'the invincible' is a form of Devi, the supremely radiant goddess, depicted as having ten arms, riding a lion or a tiger, carrying weapons and a lotus flower, maintaining a meditative smile, and practicing mudras, or symbolic hand gestures.

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Durga  Chola dynasty (850-1100 AD) granite sculpture from Tamil Nadu, India. In Hinduism, Durga 'the inaccessible' or 'the invincible' is a form of Devi, the supremely radiant goddess, depicted as having ten arms, riding a lion or a tiger, carrying weapons and a lotus flower, maintaining a meditative smile, and practicing mudras, or symbolic hand gestures.