sleeping vishnu in pond - budhanikantha temple (nepal)

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sleeping vishnu in pond - budhanikantha temple (nepal)

Sleeping Vishnu at the Budhanikantha Temple (Nepal)

Lord Vishnu is depicted as in Yoga Nidra, a state when one appears to be asleep but is fully conscious, lying down on Adisesha, the Snake, floating on the Ksheera Saagara, Ocean of Milk.­

The eleven heads of the Snake cradle Vishnu's head.­ Shesha is the eternal, multi-headed king of the serpent deities known as Nagas, and also is the servant of Vishnu.­

For more info about this Temple and this Sleeping Vishnu sculpture, read For more info about this Temple and this Sleeping Vishnu sculpture, read sacredsites.­com/­asia/­nepal/­budhanilkantha.­html.

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budhanikantha temple
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floating vishnu
flower offerings
hindu temple
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lying down
marigold flowers
naga snake
nāga snake
orange flowers
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sleeping vishnu
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water
March 11, 2013