Indra, guardian of the east, rides on his elephant
Indra, guardian of the east, rides on his elephant, Airavta. The red-complexioned and thousand eyed god is accompanied by two attendants on foot, one carrying a parasol, the other carrying a spear. Indra has a tanka (chisel) in his upper right hand, a vajra (thunderbolt) in his upper left, and in the lower right, a sword with a serrated edge. Air?vata carries a garland of flowers in his trunk.