Kailash Cave Temple, Gajalakshmi

Dublin Core

Title

Kailash Cave Temple, Gajalakshmi

Subject

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

Description

This auspicious image of the goddess, Gajalakshmi, framed by her royal elephants stands at the entrance to the Kailash Cave Temple complex. Gajalakshmi, along with her elephants, was churned fully formed from the Milky Ocean. She indicates good fortune and wealth for all who enter.

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

cbind0114

Coverage

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1280 w x 960

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/2ea31f5c5c3dee74ae85a140bda04a36.jpg

Citation

“Kailash Cave Temple, Gajalakshmi,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4274.