ObeliskThemes in Art


The Trimūrti, (Sanskrit: त्रिमूर्तिः) are the trinity of supreme divinity in the Hindu religion. These three gods represent the forces of reality: the four-faced Brahma personifying creation, the four-armed personifying preservation, and Shiva of the third-eye representing destruction.

Reed Enger, "Trimūrti," in Obelisk Art History, Published July 23, 2017; last modified May 30, 2020, http://arthistoryproject.com/subjects/religion/trimurti/.

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