Napier Museum

Bronze images

Collections | Bronze images | NANDIKESWARA/ADHIKAARANANDI


Nandikeswara is a reclining bull. Nandi is the mount or Vahana of Lord Shiva. Adhikaaranandi is a form of Nandikeswara. Adhikaaranandi resembles the image of Lord Shiva. The exhibit is a four handed Nandi standing over a lotus pedestal. The upper hands hold Parasu and Deer while the lower hands are folded on the chest in the anjali pose.

Acc No: 1238
Measurement: 40 x 98 cm
12th – 14th Century CE