Kalpavriksha Sculpture on Gopuram, Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

Sculpture depicts Kalpavriksha also known as Kalpataru that emerged during the Samudra manthan or the 'churning of the ocean of milk or kshirsagar'.

Kalpavriksha is a wish fulfilling tree with a power of giving one any object that is wished for - Its an auspicious symbol and is found carved in many Hindu, Buddhist and Jain temples in India.

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Tag : Travel Tamil Nadu | Content: | Image: Vengolis | Update: 16-Mar-2021