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Dashavatara- Varaha

Dashavatara- Varaha

Varaha is in an anthropomorphic form, with a boar's head and the human body. The legend of lifting the Earth out of the cosmic ocean on his tusks. When the demon Hiranyaksha stole the earth and hid her in the primordial waters, Varaha  slew the demon and retrieved the Earth from the ocean rescuing it and restoring it to its place in the universe. Also the third stage of evolution a small land mammal.


The mythologies that surround the deity ‘Vishnu’ who is known as "The Preserver" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Shiva are diverse. As per ancient texts and believes he is the supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe. Whenever the world is threatened with evil, chaos, and destructive forces, Vishnu descends in the form of an avatar (incarnation) to restore the cosmic order. The mythologies give in-depth descriptions of his ten avatars over the eons. Each of his incarnations have peculiar characteristics, if you look below the surface you would notice a distinctive similarity between the gradual progressions of his avatars and the Theory of evolution proposed by Darwin. These serious of masks were created to draw parallels between the two, theory and mythology.      

  • Digital laser cut on Wood-plastic composite Pannel with Polyurethane Paint

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