Kailash Cave Temple, Ardhanarishvara

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Title

Kailash Cave Temple, Ardhanarishvara

Subject

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

Description

Ardhanarishvara, the Lord who is Half Woman, has been carved into one of the many niches on the outside of the temple. The sculptors depicted many of the well-known stories of Hindu gods and goddesses on the walls of the temple. Pilgrims walking past these depictions are reminded of the tales and their teachings.

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

cbind0110

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/e977a622474b7bcd384549072e66ffaa.jpg

Citation

“Kailash Cave Temple, Ardhanarishvara,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4270.