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  Varahi

 

Thailand

Statue of Varahi, at Tantra Thewala, i.e. the ‘Tantra Idol Shrine’, which is also known as Wat Phra Siwa Chao, i.e. the ‘Lord Shiva Temple’, in Bangkok (fig.). She is the shakti of the boar Varaha (fig.), i.e. the third avatar of Vishnu and hence a form Prithivi, depicted with the head of a sow.

See also TRAVEL PICTURE.

13°47'33.1"N 100°32'47.5"E