Sculptures in temples in Kumbakonam: photo 608
Photo 608 of 640 in Gallery: Sculptures in temples in Kumbakonam
Image title: Figure 39. Sri Tapas Amman
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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.