A Brahmin praying to Vishnu, pouring water on the saligram

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A Brahmin praying to Vishnu, pouring water on the saligram. Lithograph. A Brahmin pours water on a saligram, a black stone in which fossil ammonites are embedded. Saligrams are considered sacred to Vishnu and are found near the Ghandaki river in Nepal. They are believed to be endowed with spiritual energy and their worship is widespread. Created 1851. Contributors: S C Belnos, Mrs Work ID: nuh7qmdb.

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