A German print from the 1600's

Source: ebay, Aug. 2011




A print from c.1820, perhaps by Giulio Ferrario

Source: ebay, July 2011

The churning of the Ocean of Milk, in a bazaar art print, c.1910's; the Suras or gods are on the right, the Asuras or demons on the left

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006


"Samudra-manthan," a modern Madhubani rendering by Dhirendra Jha

Source: http://www.exoticindia.com/product/DC92/
(downloaded Nov. 2002)


Another Madhubani version, with textual labels and explanations, by Dhirendra Jha

Source: http://www.exoticindia.com/product/DG30/
(downloaded Oct. 2006)


"Amrit-manthan": the churning of nectar from the Ocean of Milk, in pata chitra style

http://www.exoticindiaart.com/paintings/PC44
(downloaded April 2001)


The churning of the ocean, in a kalamkari version

Source: http://www.exoticindia.com/product/PD80/
(downloaded Feb. 2005)


A modern rendering by Harish Johari

Source: http://www.sanatansociety.org/hindu_gods_and_goddesses/vishnu.htm
(downloaded Dec. 2004)


One product of the churning was a terrible poison that would have destroyed the world; Shiva drank it, and it turned his throat blue, whence his epithet 'Nila-kantha' (modern bazaar art); *another view*; *a third view*; *a fourth view*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2007


A Vaishnavite evocation of the churning; bazaar art, c.2000

Source: ebay, Feb. 2008


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