Kailash Cave Temple, Gandharvas accompanying Kamadeva and Rati

Dublin Core

Title

Kailash Cave Temple, Gandharvas accompanying Kamadeva and Rati

Subject

Religions-Hinduism; Religions-Figures; Religions-Sites; Arts-Sculpture

Description

Next to an image of Kamadeva, god of desire, and his consort, Rati, is this panel containing apsarases and these gandharvas, heavenly creatures also associated with sensuality, music, and desire.

Date

2003-01

Contributor

Benton, Cathy
Lake Forest College

Rights

Copyright: April 2003 Cathy Benton. Images and content on this site are available for educational and research purposes, provided due recognition is given to the author. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond fair use requires the written permission of the photographer.

Format

Image/jpg

Type

Still image

Identifier

cbind0109

Coverage

India
Maharashtra (state), Ellora (inhabited place)
1075244

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

960 w x 1280 h

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/92b13d9216ad40fce34ed602da3f331a.jpg

Citation

“Kailash Cave Temple, Gandharvas accompanying Kamadeva and Rati,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4269.