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Visvanatha Temple. Sardulas and Surasundari on wall of innermost sanctuary in Ambulatory. 1002 A.D.

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Title: Visvanatha Temple. Sardulas and Surasundari on wall of innermost sanctuary in Ambulatory. 1002 A.D.
Author(s): Kramrisch, Stella
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Central India & Western India-- Khajuraho;architecture;stone sculpture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: The horned, leonine animal is an equivalent symbol of Sakti, the active power in nature. The figure of man who clings to its tail, fights against, is threatened and protected by, and knows how to ride, the animal, is a sculptural commentary on the collateral themes [sic].
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/176215
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1219

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