Lord Shiva atop Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash stands 6638 metres above sea level in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, near the borders of both India and Tibet. In Hinduism, the mountain is identified as the abode of Shiva, God of Destruction and of Time, and the primal Self of the entire universe.

The idea of depicting India in foreshortened perspective from the Himalayas comes from a similar view of Italy from the Alps in a cartoon by the Italian comics artist Andrea Pazienza.

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3 Responses to Lord Shiva atop Mount Kailash

  1. jamesavis says:

    Shiva, the bringer of fire… Hey, Jack, gotta light?

    Like

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