LIVELY PANELS FROM INDIAN TEMPLES

Life Through Eyes of Artists of Yesteryears

Husband tries to dis-engage  two women  engaged in a fight ...One is pulling hair of the other. 'Torana'(Arch),12th century.Vadnagar,Gujarat.
Husband tries to dis-engage two women engaged in a fight ...One is pulling hair of the other. 'Torana'(Arch),12th century.Vadnagar,Gujarat.
Guru and his disciples. 'Torana'(Arch),12th century.Vadnagar,Gujarat.
Guru and his disciples. 'Torana'(Arch),12th century.Vadnagar,Gujarat.
 Krsna plays flute  with the expectation of meeting Radha while  messenger-woman comes and whispers that Radha is angry and upset. 17th century terra cotta temple,Bansberia,West Bengal.
Krsna plays flute with the expectation of meeting Radha while messenger-woman comes and whispers that Radha is angry and upset. 17th century terra cotta temple,Bansberia,West Bengal.
Ascetic stands unperturbed amid revelry. 17th century.Jagdish  temple.Udaipur,Rajasthan.
Ascetic stands unperturbed amid revelry. 17th century.Jagdish temple.Udaipur,Rajasthan.

Lively Panels from Indian Temples.

The namelessĀ  artists have created work on the walls of temples which were not only for Icons ,but portrayal of the society around.

My wife and I have collected many such photos of panels from temples in West Bengal and Rajasthan. I try to offer to viewers of my hubs glimpses of work of these artistsĀ  which may not be great work of art, yet are interesting as they tell 'stories'

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JYOTI KOTHARI 6 years ago from Jaipur

Hi Shyam,

Nice photos but only a little. Please post more photos and more hubs. i like your hubs as a fan.

Thanks and rated up !

Jyoti Kothari


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shyamchat 7 years ago from Calcutta Author

@ HP Roychoudhury:

Thanks for your following up my 'hubs' and kind comments.


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H P Roychoudhury 7 years ago from Guwahati, India

These pictures are the glory of anciant India. Thanks

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