Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Origin of multi-limbed Gods?

Baby in India born with four arms and legs dubbed God Boy by parents | Daily Mail Online

These disturbing deformity cases of fused twins, resulting in multi-limbed children/adults, do make you wonder whether the phenomena has anything to do with Hindu origins of representations of their Gods.  I've never read anything much about the origin of the odd looks of Indian deities before...(Well, not that I can recall.)

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