Peerless Manifestations of Devī

@inproceedings{Rajarajan2020PeerlessMO,
  title={Peerless Manifestations of Devī},
  author={R. K. K. Rajarajan},
  year={2020}
}
In Hinduism, the śāstras list many iconographical forms of Devī. Nevertheless, for a number of them, there is no existing material rendition. The present article examines the cases of a few such iconographical forms, those of Ṣaḍaṅgadevī, Catuṣṣaṣṭikalādevī, Śītalā devī, Daśamudrā and Trikaṇṭhakīdevī. Śilpaśāstras enumerate the pratimālakṣaṇas of these goddesses elaborately. It is an enigma why material evidence that is expected to portray the canonized form is missing. However, recently a few… 
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