Shiva - Sakti
In Nepali Tantric Buddhism, Shiva the Destroyer and Shakti, his creative counterpart, are portrayed in a close embrace. The union of male and female energies symbolizes the process of regeneration.
14th century or earlier
3 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (9.5 × 8.9 × 8.3 cm) (show scale)
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Shiva - Sakti, 14th century or earlier. Bronze, 3 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (9.5 × 8.9 × 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 79.189.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.189.3_front_bw.jpg)
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