A Jain tirthankara meditates, with the yogic chakras marked on his body

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"A panel painting of a Tirthankara, Tanjore, 19th Century. Seated in lotus position over an elephant throne with hands in meditational pose, the chakras marked on his body, surrounded by a pastiglia golden arch centered by a tiger mask and inset with hard stones. 23¼ x 17 in. (59 x 43.2 cm.)."


The yogic chakras, depicted in modern Madhubani style

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