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Edited by E.R.Sreekrishna Sarma
Published by The Oriental Research Institute, Tirupati - 1975
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Painting; gouache on watermarked paper, Indra, chief of the gods and the guardian of the east, on his elephant, Airavata, Trichinopoly, ca. 1825.
Indra, chief of the gods and the guardian of the east, on his elephant, Airavata. The god is golden-skinned, four-armed, wearing royal garments, jewellery and a crown. In two hands he holds an elephant-goad (ankusa) and in the other two he holds short swords with wavy blades.
'Davaindron on White elephant going to fight with his adversary.'
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