Earthly heroes and divinities

peshva

The three figures to the left are identified as the 3 peshvA-s:
bAlAjI vishvanath: The hero who took the saffron dhvaja back to indraprastha which had been defiled by the turuShka-s for 600 years.
bAjirAv: The hero who brought the turuShka-s to their heels.
chimnAjI appA: The hero who sent the pretAcharin-s to enjoy vaivasvata’s company and restored the vajreshvarI temple.

Of course further to the right are nR^isiMha rending the son of diti and mahiShamardinI laying another of them low. Above her stands rudra.

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~ by mAnasa-taraMgiNI on January 16, 2010.

 
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