Kailash Cave Temple, inner sanctum

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Title

Kailash Cave Temple, inner sanctum

Subject

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

Description

This photo shows the steps leading up to the doorway of the Kailash Temple inner sanctum. In the center of the small shrine room is a large Shiva lingam and yoni positioned to allow only a single line of people to circumambulate this aniconic representation of the divine. This inner sanctum is continuously illuminated by one kerosene lamp.

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

cbind0113

Coverage

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

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Physical Dimensions

1280 w x 960

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/8c021a353124a40e5495b5d7d6e2b7fb.jpg

Citation

“Kailash Cave Temple, inner sanctum,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4273.