Kamadhenu, the "Wishing Cow"
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Kamadhenu, the "Wishing Cow"|
|Author(s):||Basham, Arthur Llewellyn|
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
|Keywords:||Laksmi, other goddesses, Ganesa, Visvakarman, Surya, Wishing Cow, Hell, etc|
|Description:||See Walker, Hindu World, s.v. Siva and Parvati look down approvingly while she provides a libation for the linga. The iconography of this strange figure seems to have been influenced by Islam, since the Kamadhenu has several points in common (e.g. the woman's face and the peacock plume) with Al-Borak, the winged steed which carried Muhammad to heaven on his Miraj.|
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-3966|
|ANUA 682-3966.tif||16.02 MB||TIFF|
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