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A Hindu school exhibiting native punishments.  Benares, circa 1860.  Gouache on mica (14cm x 19 cm).  Indian Company Paintings,   South & South East Asia Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum, 4674:7/(IS).

A Hindu school exhibiting native punishments. Benares, circa Gouache on mica x 19 cm). Indian Company Paintings, South & South East Asia Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum,

Duryodhana and Salya

Shalya Falling Prey To Duryodhana’s Trick

North India 1616 - 1617. The Razmnama ,the Persian translation of the Mahabharata, the great Indian Hindu Epic; a scene where Lord Krsna (the blue figure) intervenes. Artist: Qasim for 'Abd ur-Rahm Khankanan. Gouache and gold on paper.

North India 1616 - The Razmnama ,the Persian translation of the Mahabharata, the great Indian Hindu Epic; a scene where Lord Krsna (the blue figure) intervenes. Artist: Qasim for 'Abd ur-Rahm Khankanan. Gouache and gold on paper.

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Origin's of Modern Yoga Asana: Comparison of Krishnamacharya's teachers drawings and Norman's Sjoman's Sriitattvanidhi presentation in his Mysore palace book

fig 20 āsana No. 31 - Marālāsana or more popularly at the time of writing Hansasana - more recently chatauranga dandasana

Handstand in the old text Yogāsana-Jaina

Vrksasana, Satapathy B, Sahay GS. A brief introduction of "Yogāsana - Jaina": An unpublished yoga manuscript. Yoga Mimamsa 2014;46:43-55

Vrksasana, Satapathy B, Sahay GS. A brief introduction of "Yogāsana - Jaina": An unpublished yoga manuscript.

Kapil Muni Vedic Sage Kapila was a Vedic sage credited as one of the founders of the Samkhya school of philosophy.  Traditional Hindu sources describe Kapil as a descendant of Manu, a great-grandson of Brahma. The Bhagavad Gita depicts Kapila as a yogi hermit with highly developed siddhis, or spiritual powers. (via touchofclass14)

Kapil Muni Vedic Sage Kapila was a Vedic sage credited as one of the founders of the Samkhya school of philosophy. Traditional Hindu sources describe Kapil as a descendant of Manu, a great-grandson of.

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