Girija Kalyana

Unknown artist

  • Date: c. 1750
  • Dimensions: H: 48 cm, W: 19 cm, D: 8 cm
  • Medium: Wood
  • Region: Tamil Nadu
  • Museum number: PMA.00019

Panel from a temple chariot depicting the wedding of Shiva and Girija, an episode from the Shiv Purana. Vishnu is seen presiding over the wedding rituals, and participating in the Kanyadaan or giving away of the bride.

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