Sculptures in temples in Kumbakonam: photo 209
Photo 209 of 640 in Gallery: Sculptures in temples in Kumbakonam
Image title: Figure 207. Garudan
In the same pillar on top is the sculpture of Garudan and a horse rider.
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.