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Balinese painting of Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter
Balinese painting of Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter
A red-toned modern Balinese painting depicts Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter. Swooping above moonlit waves and an open-mouthed fish in the sea, Hanuman carries the beautiful mermaid in his outstretched arms. Hanuman's and the mermaid's faces are...
Format: image/photograph
Fish and mermaids carry stones away from Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural)
Fish and mermaids carry stones away from Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural)
This mural detail from the Emerald Buddha Temple shows large fish and mermaids moving through cresting ocean waves to carry stones away from Rama's bridge. At right a merman and mermaid couple carry large stones held high over their shoulders and behind their...
Format: image/photograph
Fish and mermaids destroy the bridge
In The Ramayana, page 4.10
This mural detail from the Emerald Buddha Temple shows large fish and mermaids moving through cresting ocean waves to carry stones away from Rama's bridge. At right a merman and mermaid couple carry large stones held high over their shoulders and behind their...
By Lorraine Aragon.
Hanuman battles his half-mermaid son
In The Ramayana, page 5.12
Hanuman faces his mermaid son in battle, as seen on a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple. On the right side, Hanuman, in his wide-legged stance, holds a sword in his left hand while he points his right index finger at his enemy. A fish-tailed creature,...
By Lorraine Aragon.
Hanuman charms Ravana's mermaid daughter
In The Ramayana, page 4.12
A red-toned modern Balinese painting depicts Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter. Swooping above moonlit waves and an open-mouthed fish in the sea, Hanuman carries the beautiful mermaid in his outstretched arms. Hanuman's and the mermaid's faces are...
By Lorraine Aragon.
Hanuman charms Ravana's mermaid daughter (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman charms Ravana's mermaid daughter (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman charms Ravana's mermaid daughter, as seen in a detail on a painted mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. In his royal Siamese clothing, Hanuman stands on the tail of the beautiful mermaid as she floats in gentle blue waves. Hanuman holds the mermaid's...
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Hanuman courts Ravana's mermaid daughter in cave (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman courts Ravana's mermaid daughter in cave (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman courts Ravana's mermaid daughter in a waterside cave, as seen on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Standing behind the mermaid, Hanuman embraces her as she perches gracefully with her tail balanced to the left. Hanuman enjoys a tryst with Ravana's...
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Hanuman learns from a star that he is fighting his mermaid son (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman learns from a star that he is fighting his mermaid son (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman learns from a star that he is fighting his own son, as seen on a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Hanuman, in his eight-armed form, looks up from battling a fish-tailed enemy to see a small gold twinkling star above him in the dark sky. As...
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Hanuman meets mermaid son in battle (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman meets mermaid son in battle (Thai Ramayana mural)
Hanuman faces his mermaid son in battle, as seen on a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple. On the right side, Hanuman, in his wide-legged stance, holds a sword in his left hand while he points his right index finger at his enemy. A fish-tailed creature,...
Format: image/photograph
Hanuman recognizes his son
In The Ramayana, page 5.13
Hanuman learns from a star that he is fighting his own son, as seen on a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Hanuman, in his eight-armed form, looks up from battling a fish-tailed enemy to see a small gold twinkling star above him in the dark sky. As...
By Lorraine Aragon.
The Ramayana
The Hindu epic The Ramayana is retold through the mural, painting, and dance of Southeast Asia.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Ravana instructs mermaid daughter to ruin Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural)
Ravana instructs mermaid daughter to ruin Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural)
The demon king Ravana instructs his mermaid daughter to ruin Rama's bridge to Lanka, as seen on a painted mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. The royally clothed Ravana (with green skin) gestures with four arms as he jumps with a wide-legged stance from a...
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Ravana's mermaid daughter
In The Ramayana, page 4.9
The demon king Ravana instructs his mermaid daughter to ruin Rama's bridge to Lanka, as seen on a painted mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. The royally clothed Ravana (with green skin) gestures with four arms as he jumps with a wide-legged stance from a...
By Lorraine Aragon.