Stay connected. Sign up for the Rubin Museum’s monthly newsletter to receive updates about upcoming exhibitions, programs, digital features, and more.Subscribe
In Hinduism and Buddhism, kinnaras are celestial musicians, usually depicted as a male and a female, who are half human and half bird. Kinnaras often appear as attendant figures in depictions of buddha-realms or heavens. In the artistic tradition of Nepal these creatures are known as Jalamanusha, or aquatic man.
what kind of man?