Narasimha defeat Hiranyakashipu, painting by Abhimaneyu Singh

Narasimha defeat Hiranyakashipu

Honorable mention in Khula Aasmaan art competition for children

Shortlisted Honorable Mention


Art Number 24339
Artwork Title Narasimha defeat Hiranyakashipu
Artist Name Abhimaneyu Singh
Size 11.69 x 8.27 inches (29.6926 x 21.0058 cm)
Price Rs. 5,900 ($80.05)
Information This painting by child artist Abhimaneyu Singh (6 years) received a honorable Mention in Khula Aasmaan art competition for children for December 2021.

Narasimha is a fierce avatar of lord Vishnu. He was killed Hiranyakashipu and save Pralhad in this picture.

This picture describe Narasimha iconography shows him with a human torso and lower body, with a lion face & claws, typically with a demon Hiranyakashipu in his lap whom he is in the process of defeating. The demon is the powerful brother of evil Hiranyakshyap who had been previously defeated by Vishnu, and thus hated the latter. Hiranyakashipu gained special powers by which he could not be killed during the day or night, inside or outside the house, any place in the world i,e neither in sky nor on land not in heaven nor in pataala, by any weapon, and by man, god, asura or animal.

Endowed with this, he began to create chaos and havoc, persecuting, all devotees of Vishnu, including his own son. Vishnu understood the demon's power and creatively adapted into a mixed avatar that is neither man nor animal and kills the demon at the junction of day and night, inside and outside. Narasimha is known primarily as the 'Great Protector' who specifically defends and protects his devotees from evil. The most popular Narasimha mythology is the legend that protects his devotee Prahlada, and creatively destroys Prahlada's demonic father & tyrant Hiranyakashipu.

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