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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 196

The inherent duality of all objects in the universe



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. The inherent duality of all objects in the universe. Neurol India 2019;67, Suppl S2:196

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. The inherent duality of all objects in the universe. Neurol India [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Jun 24];67, Suppl S2:196. Available from: http://www.neurologyindia.com/text.asp?2019/67/8/196/259134




This picture has been contributed by Dr. Sarabjit Singh Chhiber, Additional Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.

As one moves away from the coastline of the noisy landscape of Mumbai into the sea, and winds up on the steps of the island hill called ‘Elephanta’, one is literally, on the other side, greeted by wafts of cool sea breeze and belittled by the magnanimity of the rock cut, solid stone sculpture crafted from basalt rock. As one scans the dim lit caves, Aradhanarishavara, standing at 5.11 meters, catches ones's eye. It represents the concept of an essential interdependence of the feminine and masculine aspects of the universe for its own creation, sustenance and destruction. It represents the fusion of a half woman (Parvati) and a half man (Shiva), the all-pervading and inherent duality of all existing objects and beings, where energy (Parvati) and power (Shiva) are unified to form the soul of this ‘aware’ universe, and where mass and energy are interconvertible and, therefore, emerge from the same source. Above them are flying ‘apsaras’ [fairies], approaching the fused divinity with garlands, music and celebratory oferings. This was shot under very difficult lightening conditions. I used the shoulder of my friend as a tripod with my Nikon D90, 18-105 lens stopped at F4 with exposure of 3/10th of a second at 18 mm and an ISO of 1600




 

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