Figure 109. Mangalambal Sannidhi

Image title: Figure 109. Mangalambal Sannidhi

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To the right side of the Navagraha Sannidhi is the Sannidhi of Mangalambal the goddess of the temple. A beautiful Vigraha of the Ambal. She is standing in Samabhanga. She is four handed. The main right hand is in Abhaya and the main left hand is in Uru. The second right hand is holding Rudraksa Mala and the second left hand is holding Tamara Pu or Lotus.

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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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