Figure 139. Kamadeva

Image title: Figure 139. Kamadeva

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This is a beautiful sculpture of the god of love in the Hindu MythologyMadana. Kamadeva is represented as a young, handsome winged man with green skin who wields a bow and arrows.

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Kumbakonam is considered as one of the holiest places in Tamil Nadu and is known for its temples and Mathas (monasteries which were centres of Brahmanical learning). These photographs depict the connection between the sculptures in the temples and Natya Shastra and related texts dealing with iconography.

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