Source: The adventures of Hamza
Attributed to Kesava Dasa and Barnavri, volume 11, painting no. 40, text number 41, India, Mughal dynasty, “Arghan dev brings the chest of armor to Hamza” dated to 1570; 67.5×52.5 cmd; folio 79.1×63.3 cmd; Brooklyn Museum of Art, Museum collection Fund, 24.47 Published: Poster et al 1994, no 22; Chandra 1989, fig 2; Pal 1983, M2; Gluck 1925, fig 48.
Source: Brooklyn Museum of Art
8th incarnation or avatar of Vishnu.
- elder brother of Krishna
- avatar of Adishesha *the serpent on which Visnu rests)
Metropolitan Museum image – waterpot not shown
Anoushka Shankar Sitar – Indian Classical Raga from Eagle878 on Vimeo.
Sitar – Anoushka Shankar
Violen – Padma Shankar (south India)
Shehnai – Sanjeev Shankar (New Delhi)
Tanpura – Kenji Ota (Japan)
Percussion instruments (Mridangam, Kanjira, Morsing) – Prasanna Devaraja (London)