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“Nilakantha”/ postcard mounted on wood with acrylic/ 17” x 14”/ 2000




This image depicts Lord Shiva about to swallow the poison which emerged from the churning of the Ocean of Milk. In order to save the world He drank the poison, which caused His throat to turn blue (hence the epitaph, 'Nilkantha': The Blue Throated One”).