Rama and Sita, worshiping a lingam, preside over a Shaivite group  portrait of the deities; bazaar art, c.1940's

Source: ebay, Mar. 2006

An informal Vaishnava group portrait, as the other gods devotedly surround an affectionate Vishnu (bazaar art, c. 1940's)

Source: ebay, June 2005

Vishnu holds formal court, attended by Brahma and Shiva and others; a modern Orissan pata-chitra

Source: ebay, Sept. 2001

"Shiva and Parvati with an Entourage of Deities," including Vishnu and Brahma; a modern pata-chitra by Rabi Behera

Source: http://www.exoticindia.com/product/PE17/
(downloaded Feb. 2005)

"Panch Dev" (Five Gods), in a Shiva-centric version; bazaar art, c.1910's

Source: ebay, Mar. 2006

Other deities cluster around Vishnu and Lakshmi (bazaar art, later 1900's); or around Lakshmi alone

Source: ebay, May 2007

Durga worships Vishnu, as Shiva looks on approvingly (bazaar art, c.1990's)

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva attend upon Durga, who is fanned by Hanuman, in a textile label from the 1880's-1890's; *a modern bazaar art print in which Durga is worshipped by Shiva and Vishnu*

Source: ebay, Apr. 2006

Rank among goddesses: Lakshmi is worshipped by Brahmins, and attended by Sarasvati (bazaar art, c.1940's)

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006

Durga outranks Lakshmi and Sarasvati; bazaar art, c.1970's; *and other goddesses*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

Lakshmi and Ganesh as equals (bazaar art, c.1970's); *Lakshmi and Ganesh fused together*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

Lakshmi outranks Ganesh and Sarasvati (bazaar art, c.1980's); *another version of this scene*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

Ganesh outranks Lakshmi and Sarasvat (bazaar art, c.1980's); *another view of the same scene*; *Ganesh outranks Lakshmi, Durga, and Sarasvati*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2008

Brahma, Shiva, Vishnu and other deities all attend upon Ganesh (bazaar art, c.1950's)

Source: ebay, Dec. 2006

A scene in which the three goddesses and Ganesh seem to share equal emphasis (bazaar art, c.1980's)

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

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