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BRAHMA

According to Hindu mythology Brahma is the creator. He is known as the creator of the four Vedas. Brahma has four faces and he is a part of the ‘Trimurthi’. The image of Brahma is notable for its exquisite carvings. This is a typical example of brilliant craftsmanship. The image is four- handed and has three heads. Brahma is seated in Padmasana.
Acc No: W15
Measurement: 82 x 57 cm
15th Century CE
Thiruvattar