Temple Carvings

Traditional architecture and intricate carvings grace this Shiva temple in Kayavarohan.

Temple Carvings

Temple Carvings

A close-up of the carving of Nataraja –  a depiction of the Hindu God Shiva as the cosmic dancer who performs his divine dance (called Tandavam) to destroy a weary universe and prepare for its renewal,

Dancing Shiva

Dancing Shiva

2 thoughts on “Temple Carvings

  1. Well, that’s an interesting God… a dance “to destroy a weary universe and prepare for its renewal”. Yes… I think we could all do with some renewal. 🙂 Great pics… thanks for sharing. What a beautiful temple!

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