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Kalki Avatar & Maa Durga

Biren Brahmbhatt

Ahmedabad, India

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Carvings on the Walls of Ancient Rani Ni Vav, a step well located near Patan City in Gujarat, INDIA.

According to guides at the stepwell, this monument was build 982 years back… But historians are yet scrutinizing the folklores that age this monument more than 1200 years old…

During floods, earthquake in the past, this entire structure was buried under ground… Slowly and gradually historians and archeologists dug out the stepwell…

Rani Ni Vav is a step well which has a well of water at one end and stairs leading down to the well… These stairs are made with 7 floors going downwards… each floor is richly carved with mythological characters and stories from Vedas, Upanishadas as well as epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata…

About the Carvings in this art work
On the left on the Horse seems to be Kalki Avatar, one of Nine Avatars that the supreme God incarnates into during the four Yuga, (Four Eras or Ages)… According to Mythology, Kalki Avatar is yet to incarnate… He is a warrior god… He will incarnate in Kali-yug (The Last Age) which is an age where evil has reached to greater powers, and Kalki will born to remove the evil from the world…

About the figure on Right
This figure is of Maa Durga… Her divine figure has 8 hands possessing different weapons to kill Rakshasha (evil kings)… Here she is depicted killing the “Mahisha-sur” the Bull-Rakshasha… Maa Durga is widely worshipped in Eastern regions of India… Especially in West Bengal… Durga Puja is the celebration of Maa Durga’s killing of Mahisha-sur…

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