Kailash Cave Temple, inner sanctum doorway

Dublin Core

Title

Kailash Cave Temple, inner sanctum doorway

Subject

Religions-Hinduism; Religions-Sites; Arts-Architecture; Arts-Sculpture

Description

This doorway leads into a small shrine room with a lingam carved in a yoni, symbol of the union of Shiva and Shakti, the divine male and female. The light of the candle, the only illumination in this inner shrine room, is visible through the doorway.

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

cbind0112

Coverage

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1280 w x 960 h

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/cfd26a8012c3b31f27bf464f9ba6bbd2.jpg

Citation

“Kailash Cave Temple, inner sanctum doorway,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 15, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4272.