Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion

May 12, 1996 – July 4, 2000

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

On view are 125 bronze, stone, and wooden objects made in India for puja, an act of personal devotion to a deity. This exhibition highlights aesthetic beauty while also emphasizing the way the objects are meant to be used. Most of the objects are on loan from the Paul Walter collection. There are several touchable objects at the entrance of this exhibition.

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