Image: Balinese Puppet, Vishnu: E79055

Balinese Puppet, Vishnu: E79055

Shadow Puppet Vishnu, made by Ketut Nyata, Bali.

Vishnu is one of the principal, and often considered the holiest, god in Hindu mythology. His characteristics include absolute knowledge, sovereignty, energy, strength, vigour and splendor.

Photographer:
Finton Mahony
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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