Indian and Himalayan Art
Bhairavi Ragini (A Woman Performing Religious Rituals)
Probably made in Madhya Pradesh, Malwa region, India, Asia
Artist/maker unknown, India
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Currently not on view
1968-12-3Gift of the Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1968
LabelHere a beautiful young woman kneels at a shrine while one of her attendants holds bowl of flowers and a second blows a conch. They honor the Hindu god Shiva (represented by the sculpture in the shrine) in a fertile landscape filled with large blossoms and lush vegetation.