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  Narasimha

 

India

A bas-relief of Narasimha, also known as Narasingha, the 4th avatara of Vishnu as a man-lion, at Kajuraho. He is here depicted killing Hiranyakashipu (fig.) on his lap, while Prahlada and his mother are sitting at his feet and watch.