Siddha Pratima Yantra
Western India, dated 1333; Bronze, 21.9 x 13.1 x 8.9 cm
Freer Gallery of Art
Yoga transforms body and mind. The negative space cut from a sheet of copper represents an advanced Jain practitioner (siddha) who has achieved disembodied enlightenment.
Image and caption courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery