Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Vastu Sangrahalaya

formerly prince of wales museum of western india

 

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This is an allegorical painting where the representation of an abstract idea is expressed by using specific objects, human figures, and symbols. Here, the female…
This image of Shiva was in active worship until very recently in the Baijanath Mahadeva temple at Parel, about 12 kilometers north of this museum.…
Bahubali was the second son of the first Jaina Tirthankara (teacher) Rishabhanatha. Though not a Tirthankara himself, he is worshipped by the Digambara (sky-clad) sect…
Jade is a semi-precious stone used to produce exquisite and innumerable works of art. It is hard and glassy with a translucent surface and comes…
The fascination of the Mughal kings for beautiful jalis (lattice work) was not confined only to architectural decorations. It also reflected in everyday art objects…
Anwar-i-Suhayli is a Persian translation by Vaiz Kashifi of Kalilah-wa-Damnah, an Arabic version of the Panchtantra, an old Indian Fable. This richly illustrated manuscript was…
The Museum acquired nineteen folios of a dispersed Ramayana set painted during the patronage of Maharana Jagat Singh I (1628-52 A.D. ), whose atelier was…
King Songtsen Gampo (died Circa 650 A.D.) introduced Buddhism in Tibet. Though he did not claim any supernatural powers, he was deified and worshipped by…
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