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Document Type(s):Book
Book Title:Varaha in Indian Art, Culture, and Literature
Author(s):Nagar, Shanti Lal
Publisher Name:Aryan Books International
Place of Publication:New Delhi
Date of Publication:1993
Annotation:Discussing the role and representations of Varaha (an incarnation of Visnu in the form of a boar who is said to have saved the earth from destruction) in India since the Vedic Period, Nagar notes the appeal that Varaha has had for rulers who seek to cast themselves as saviors or liberators.
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