Depicting the Hindu mythological epics Ramayana and Mahabharata
The multiple layers of carvings. Our guide explained that the band which has lions carved is pretty unique. If you examine them closely, none of the lions resemble the other. You will also find thousands of intricately carved sculptures depicting the Hindu mythological epics “Ramayana” and ” Mahabharata “.
The base of the main temple has a frieze of rows of elephants in relief, and above that is a row of lions, and the third frieze above has foliage, and this is surmounted by friezes of galloping horses, scenes of mythological episodes (from Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc). Another row of yalis (a mythical animal), swans, etc, all intricately wrought. Above this, there is a row of taller figures of gods and goddesses and the various manifestations of Vishnu etc., on the wall, all wonderful works of art.
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