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  • Bhagavad Gita, 18th century

    Manuscript

    A finely illustrated manuscript version of the Bhagavad Gītā, one of the most inspiring expressions of Hindu spiritualit...

  • Devi Mahatmya

    Manuscript

    An illustrated version of the Devī Māhātmya (‘Glorification of the Goddess’), describing the Goddess Durgā’s battle agai...

  • Haftarot for Passover

    Manuscript

    The manuscript contains Haftarot (singular Haftarah) for the Passover festival. What is Haftarah? Haftarah is a selected...

  • Kurma, the Tortoise avatar of Vishnu

    Watercolour

    An 18th-century painting of Samudramanthana, ‘the churning of the ocean’, one of the most important creation myths.The m...

  • Matsya, the Fish avatara of Vishnu

    Watercolour

    An 18th-century painting of Matsya avatāra, shown defeating the demon Śankhāsura. As sustainer of the universe, Vishnu...

  • Polyglot Psalter

    Manuscript

    A Hebrew psalm-book with parallel Greek, Latin and English translations. What are Psalms? The Book of Psalms (in Hebrew...