Nagini's and Female Ascetics
Nagini, Philadelphia Museum, 19th century, Rajasthan.
Opaque watercolor with tin or silver on paper
Nagini female consort of snake, 18th century, Rajasthan, British Museum.
Gujari Ragini Painting ca. 1755
Painting, in opaque water-colour and gold on paper, a female yogini (ascetic) is seated on a deer-skin under a mango tree by a river.
Kaliya's wifes praying to Krishna to release their subdued husband serpent Kaliya.
Circa A.D. 1785-90.
National Museum, New Delhi.
A Mughal-style painting of a woman visiting two Nath yoginis, North India, c.1750.
Gouache on paper. Size: 29 x 21cm.
© The Trustees of the British Museum
Asavari Ragini, Fourth Wife of Shri Raga,
Folio from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Unknown, India, Sub-Imperial Mughal, circa 1625.
A Woman Charms Snakes in the Wilderness: Asavari Ragini, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Sirohi
Gum tempera and gold on paper
Lady writing on a leaf
Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai, Chhatrapati
Asavari Ragini a morning raag. A woman with a cobra in her hair charms a snake in her hand.
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