||Archaeological Survey of India, Goa
|Period / Year of Work
||12th/13th Century AD
||0.85 m X 0.57 m X 0.14 m
||Standing image of four handed, heavily armed Mahishasura mardini
a slab (basalt).
||Standing image of four handed, heavily armed Mahishasuramardini
on a slab (basalt). The furious goddess is depicted as killing a
buffalo (Mahisha). Her right foot is resting on the ground and
left foot on the back of the mahisha. She is holding Ayuda
(Weapons) in her hands (clockwise) (i) Trisula (Trident)
on the back of the animal in the lower right hand. (ii) a Sword
in the upper right hand (iii) a Shield in the upper left hand.
(iv) The demon mahisha's hair in the lower left hand. The
is facing left. The Simha (lion) Vahana of the goddess is
attacking the Buffalo is lying on the ground.