Sculpture Of The Day: Rakshasas

Rakshasas c. 10th century Sandstone India (probably Madhya Pradesh) Feasting on human body parts, these cadaverous rakshasas (malicious spirits) are also attendants of terrifying yet protective deities such as the goddess Kali (and her variant Chamunda). In fact, this sculpture is a fragment from a large image depicting such a deity who once wore a … Continue reading