Images of Indian Gods and Objects of Immortality

07.04.2018

Images of Indian Gods and Objects of Immortality

Patanjali kneels before a linga 1850 (circa) Tamil Nadu

Suzanne Newcombe will give a talk at the

British Museum in London's Study Day: Understanding Religion Through Objects
Saturday 7 April 2018, 10.30–16.30
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Tickets £23

Her talk will consider some of the images of Indian Gods in the collection before exploring some of the ways Indian ascetics have attempted to approach divinity within the human body, exploring some of the methods and tools used on this journey particularly the use of rejuvenation practices alongside strong austerities. 

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