Vinadhari at Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Sculpture is that of Vinadhari form of Shiva and edged by leaping yalis.

As we explore the UNESCO listed Great Chola Temples it almost seems that Shiva has emerged with many forms with multiple personas be it Vinadhari as seen in this frame at Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram or forms that may be terrifying as sculptures of Bhairava or in serene form as Dakshinamurti.

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Tag : Magnificent Airavatesvara Temple | Content: | Image: Richard Mortel | Update: 17-Mar-2021