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sahajshruti.wordpress.com #5: "Eclipse" version
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...... Hindu Mythology: Samudra manthan (The churning of the ocean of milk) ......

#1: Samudra manthan: The churning of the ocean of milk #2: Samudra manthan: The churning of the ocean of milk
#1: Samudra manthan: 1910s lithograph showing samudra manthan with the 14 jewels #2: Samudra manthan: Kurma Avatar of Vishnu, below Mount Mandara, with Vasuki wrapped around it, during Samudra manthan, the churning of the ocean of milk. ca 1870.

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#3: Samudra Manthan as a Roadmap for Sadhana #4: Samudra manthan: The churning of the ocean of milk
#3: Samudra Manthan as a Roadmap for Sadhana (a spititual practice) #4: Samudra Manthan - The Churning of the Milk Ocean

#5: Samudra manthan: The churning of the ocean of milk #6: Samudra manthan: The churning of the ocean of milk
#5: Read the "Solar or the Lunar Eclipse" version here #6: Click the picture to see more images
#6: Read the "Angkor Wat" version of the story here.

#7: Samudra manthan: Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok #8: Vishnu Kurmavatara and the churning of the milk ocean
#7: Churning of the ocean depicted in the bas-relief from Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, shows Vishnu in the centre, his turtle avatar Kurma below, asuras and devas to left and right. #8: Vishnu Kurmavatara and the churning of the milk ocean

#9: Sculpture on Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok
#9: Sculpture on Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok

#10: The churning of the ocean of milk, Cambodia
#10: The churning of the ocean of milk, Cambodia, Prasat Phnom Da, Angkor vat style, first half of the XIIth century, sandstone. Musée Guimet, Paris

Source: en.wikipedia.org  #1: Samudra manthan
en.wikipedia.org #2: Samudra manthan
www.exoticindiaart.com #3: Samudra Manthan as a Roadmap for Sadhana
www.harekrsna.com #4: Samudra manthan
sahajshruti.wordpress.com #5: "Eclipse" version
pich-vacationinworld.blogspot.com #6: "Angkor Wat" version
en.wikipedia.org/ #7: Samudra manthan: Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok
www.flickr.com #8: Vishnu Kurmavatara and the churning of the milk ocean
www.flickr.com #9: Sculpture on Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok
commons.wikimedia.org #10: The churning of the ocean of milk, Cambodia

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