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skanda-sadbhAva:observations on iconography

Chapter 11 of the skanda-sadbhAva describes the making of images of skanda. 8 substances are recommended for making images: suvarNaM rajataM tAmraM maNayaH kaMsa eva cha | mR^ittikA dAru pAShaNa ity aShaTau yonaH smR^itAH || i.e.: gold, silver, copper, gemstone, … Continue reading

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