Krishá¹‡a lifting up Mount Govardhan.
The cowherd god is depicted effortlessly lifting up the mountain to shelter his followers from the storm of the god Indra, seen in the upper right of the painting on his elephant mount, Airavata.
Gouache painting on paper.
Painted by Ustad Sahibdin
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