Hindu Treasures in Moscow Museum (Post No.5207)

Compiled by London swaminathan

 

Date: 11 JULY 2018

 

Time uploaded in London – 8-37 am  (British Summer Time)

 

Post No. 5207

 

Pictures shown here are taken from various sources such as Facebook friends, Wikipedia, Books, Google and newspapers; thanks. Pictures may be subject to copyright laws.

 

 

The following sculptures, paintings, wood carvings are from Moscow Museum; they depict Hitopadesa/ Panchatantra story (Crane and Crab), graceful women from Gujarat, Wayang puppet of Hindu epics Ramayana and Mahabharata, Mahabharata war, Sarasvati from Burma, Mandala from Buddhism, Rama-Hanuman carving in teakwood, Kubera and Urvasi-Pururuvas story of Rig Veda. There are many more treasures from South Asian and South East Asian countries. They are copied from the book.

 

SARASVATI FROM MYANMAR/ BURMA

DREAM OF MAYADEVI ABOUT BUDDHA’S BIRTH

HINDU THEMES IN BALI FOLDING SCREEN

CRANE AND CRAB STORY FROM PANCHATANTRA

 

WOMEN FROM GUJARAT

 

KUBERA- LORD OF TREASURES

MANDALA FROM BUDDHISM

 

RAMA AND HANUMAN ON TEAK WOOD CARVING

 

URVASI AND PURURUVAS- STORY FROM RIG VEDA.

 

WAYANG PUPPETS OF INDONESIA WITH HINDU EPIC CHARACTERS – SUBHAM-

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