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Taming of the Evil Elephant

(Gajasura Mardaka)

Taming of the Elephant-Asura
Lord Shiva terminates the tortures of Gajasura, the elephant demon. 

Picture from the Timeless Theater archives, based on an ancient temple sculpture.


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