This is a monolithic statue of Bahubali, referred to as “Gommateshvara”, built by the Ganga dynasty minister and commander Chamundaraya. It’s 60 feet (18 m) in height and is situated above a hill in Shravanabelagola, in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It was built in the 10th century AD.
This photo of ‘Brass and Copper collection’ is taken at Annapoorneshwari temple at Sri kshetra Horanadu which is situated on the banks of river Bhadra in a remote corner of Chikamagalur district, Karnataka. On asked about the shining of the lamp and utensils they replied that they use primarily Tamarind and Sabena (an Indian dish […]
If there is any culture that rivals Indian culture in ancientness, it has to be that of Chinese. Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck.
In-arguably the most famous couple of Treta Yuga, Rama and Sita. Lord Rama is shown holding hands with Sita (Seeta), flanked by Hanuman on his right and Garuda on his left. This sculptures are on the gopura of a temple in Malleshwaram, Bangalore.
This is one of my favorite captures of all time. I had a tripod, lots of time and for company, two good friends.