Nayanars Panel at Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Representation of Nayanars at Airavatesvara marks the element of peace and tranquility as a sacred theme at Airavatesvara as compared to the heroic or victorious elements that were a core to the sculptural forms found in Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur and Brihadisvara Temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram.

Images of Saiva Nayanmar saints at Airavatesvara temple also provide ample proof of the importance of the saints of the time, and of the fact that their hymns were collected in the Thevaram at the time of Rajaraja Chola I. How to reach Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram?

Tag : Travel Tamil Nadu | Content: | Image: Richard Mortel | Update: 17-Mar-2021