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Banaras: Siva shrine, detail

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Banaras: Siva shrine, detail
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Hindu Temples: Outside scenes, people, interiors, ceremonies, temple cave shrines;architecture;interior;slide set
Description: Interior of the small Siva shrine near the Durga temple. The upright, rounded post is the Siva linga
it is set on a base designed to carry off the holy water poured over the linga. Note the flowers placed on the linga by devotees. Back of the linga is an image of Parvati, Siva's wife.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3767


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