Browse by Title

Title: : 1 of 1

Brahma, 10th-11th century

Indonesia: Central Java, 900-1099
Andesite
18-1/2 x 11 x 7-1/4 in. (47 x 28 x 18.4 cm)
Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Michele Wiener Caplan
P.1998.1
© 2012 Norton Simon Museum

On view

Brahma, the four-headed Hindu god of creation, makes up part of the divine triad, which includes Vishnu (the preserver) and Shiva (the destroyer). Although Brahma is a major Hindu god, his image and worship is not as dominant as that of Vishnu and Shiva in either South or Southeast Asia.

Audio Listen to an excerpt from the audio tour

 

Audio Listen to an excerpt from the audio tour

 


Title: : 1 of 1