A Rathor Noble Visiting a Digambara holy man at a Vishnu Shrine, probably Baba Atmaram

A naked Jain monk sits before a Rajput noble, whose triple mark on the brow indicate that he is a follower of the Hindu god Shiva. Behind them is a temple dedicated to Vishnu. In a visual statement of ecumenism, all three religions appear to coexist peacefully in the kingdom. The noble has set down his sword and shield and enjoys a hookah while listening to the discourse of the monk.

Gum tempera and gold on paper


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