Submitted by WBRi South-Asia Wire on Thu, 01/07/2016 - 23:21.
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Ivy League Cornell University in Ithaca (New York) is showcasing various Hindu gods and goddesses in it “Gods and Scholars” exhibition, on view till March 7 at its Hirshland Gallery.
Various Hindu deities shown in its exhibit “Book of Hindu Deities” (1860-1900) displays images of Vishnu and its avatars, Shiva-Parvati, Brahma, Ganesha, Durga, Rama, Krishna, Radha, Saraswati, Hanuman, Kali, Kartikkeya, Shreenath, Bhairava, Sitla, Garur, Ganga, Jamuna, etc.
Another exhibit shows “Devi Mahatmyam” (The Glorification of the Goddess) (a Hindu text in Sanskrit glorifying Devi). Fredrika Loew is the Curator of this exhibition, which includes materials from the Rare and Manuscript Collections.