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The crowning of Rama and Sita

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1 Enakshi Ganguly = "illustration from a Bhagavata Purana manuscript (detail)19th century Deccan, IndiaSource: http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/essay/devotion-and-idolatry-the-conflicting-purposes-of-a-nineteenth-century-indian-deity/"
2 Enakshi Ganguly = ""The purpose of images of the gods is not to be ‘representations in the sense of a screen onto which meaning is projected’ but to be part of a dynamic exchange, or darshan – seeing and being seen by the deity depicted.2 These images, as originally intended by their creators, actively engaged the Hindu viewer in a spiritual event. It was not how they looked but what they could do that was important."Source: http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/essay/devotion-and-idolatry-the-conflicting-purposes-of-a-nineteenth-century-indian-deity/"