Antique Tanjore Painting of Yuva Krishna with Rukhmini and Satyabhama
Size: 33 inches X 45.5 inches
Age: Approximately Early 20th Century
Krishna is recognized as the absolute incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He is one of the most widely worshiped and popular of all Hindu deities
Lord krishna is portrayed in various perspectives: a god-child, a prankster, a model lover, a divine hero, and the Supreme Power
Krishna married eight queens and it is believed that He subsequently married 16000 or 16,100 maidens, who were held captive by the demon Narakasura, to save their honour.
This Tanjore depicts Krishna with two of his wives, Rukhmini and Satyabhama.
Rukmini is the first and most prominent queen of Krishna. Rukmini is also considered an avatar of Lakshmi, the Goddess of fortune. She fell in love with and longed for Krishna, whose virtue, character, charm and greatness she had heard much of. Krishna heroically kidnapped and eloped with her to prevent an unwanted marriage at her request and saved her from evil Shishupala.
Satyabhama is the second most important wife of Krishna and is believed to be an avatar of Bhudevi, the earth goddess and consort of Vishnu. She is known for her strong will and tantrums. She aided Krishna defeat the demon Narakasura.
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