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Iconography in Hinduism – Part 2

We shall talk now about the minor deities, though very important characters and in some instances be the reasons of the trinity taking various forms. Dikpalas: These represent the eight quarters of the directions, they being Indra, Agni, Yama, Nirruti, Varuna, Vayu, Kubera and Isana. The Sun rises in the east, and is the source…

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