Title: Durga Mahishasuramardini
This is unique twenty handed image of Durga Mahishasuramardini (Durga Killing Buffalo- demon). In her ten right hands, the goddess holds a Wheel (chakra), a Lotus (padma), a Drum (damaru), Abhaya mudra, a Thunderbolt (vajra),a Pitcher (kalasa), a quiver damaged one, a pestle (musala) and a Trident (trisula). In her left hands she holds a chakra (actually the two upper most right and left hands hold a common discuss), a Bell (ghanta), a Battle axe (parasu), a Conch (sankha), aclub made of bone and skull (khatuanga), aBow (dhanusa), a Skull cup (kapala), a Trident (sula), a Noose(pasa) and the last one broken.
Medium: Sand Stone
Size: 38 * 63 cm
Execution Year: Ca. 11th Century AD
School: Central India
Accession Number: CP- 537