Medha Malik Kudaisya, Assistant Professor, University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore

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Sri Ruthra Kaliamman Temple

100 Depot Road


The Goddess sits in relaxed position here (rajalilasana). The multi-armed Goddess carries holds the trident, a dagger and a lasso -- weapons to protect her worshippers

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Vidya Dehijia, (ed), Devi. The Great Goddess. Female Divinity in South Asian Art. Washington, D.C., Arthur M. Shackler Gallery, 1999.

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Last updated 16 October 2001.