Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Hoysala Temples 14: Hoysalewara Temple, Halebidu Part 4

Date: 14th Feb 2016

Visitors: Arun, Shilpi and Harsh

Previous 3 posts: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.

Few more sculptures from the temple.

Pierced stone windows commonly seen in Hoysala temple.

Lord Narashimha killing Hiranyakashipu.

The projections carved in stone above the head.

The elephants and mahout killed by Bheem with his gatha and stacked till the sky.

Two devas drinking tender coconut with straw.

Looking with a telescope like equipment.

Kamasutra poses carved in temple. Our ancestors were more open minded than we are now.

Scuds? Imagined in 12th century?

A Sikh man with beard and turban.

That brings the end to my posts on Hoysaleswara temple, Halebidu . 

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