Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Images of India - 76

A glimpse of heritage monument of India in black and white. Check other posts that will give you more details about this monument.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Surya Shrine, Halebid

The 12th century Hoysaleswara Temple complex at Halebid has the main shrine Hoysaleswara Temple and two Bull Mantapas. Among the two Bull Mantapas the one on the South has a shrine behind it dedicated to Sun God.

This shrine is very small and beautifully ornamented walls. The shrine contains a beautiful image of Surya, the Sun-god. On each side of deity is a consort shooting an arrow.

The walls of the temple has beautifully carved sculptures of various deities. In these sculptures every minute detail is carved with utmost care.