Prince Dara Shikoh portrayed as a royal ascetic, Mughal India, circa 1640-55

9 Feb

“Unlike the typical portrait of a Mughal Prince, this portrait is remarkable for depicting Dara with a bare torso & lungi, in an ascetic pose that has yogic associations, a pose known as gomukhasana.”

From: Mughal-Imperial-Archives@Mughal_imperial

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