Kailash Cave Temple, Kamadeva and Rati with sugarcane bow

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Title

Kailash Cave Temple, Kamadeva and Rati with sugarcane bow

Subject

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

Description

The god of desire, Kamadeva, and his consort, Rati, are carved on the inside of the couryard wall for visitors just entering, or just leaving the temple complex. Between Kama and Rati is the god's weapon, a sugarcane bow, which is sheltering them with its bower of leaves.

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

cbind0116

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/d39888495fb82677567edc33083fdb19.jpg

Citation

“Kailash Cave Temple, Kamadeva and Rati with sugarcane bow,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 16, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4276.