Visvanatha Temple. Sardulas and Surasundari on wall of innermost sanctuary in Ambulatory. 1002 A.D.
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Visvanatha Temple. Sardulas and Surasundari on wall of innermost sanctuary in Ambulatory. 1002 A.D.|
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].|
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-1219|
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