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Poetry in stone

Updated on August 1, 2009

 Ancient Indian sculptures are a treat to the eyes. Stones are modelled into such a fine artistry, that it is really Poetry in Stone!

There are countless temples with these Poetries in Stone of the highest quality . The temples of Omkareswar  are a fine example. You have to see these to justify my claim!

Omkareswar in Madhya Pradesh is a very important place for Hindus. Here the holy river Narmada is split forming an island called the Mandhata Island. The rocky mountain- island houses some of the very very important temples of Lord Shiva, including the Omkareswar temple complex ( Omkareswar is the 52nd of the 84 Jyotirlingams), the Siddhanath temple, the Gouri-Somnath temple, the Rin -Mukteswar temple , the Erondi Mataa temple etc. Mamaleswar on the south bank of Narmada is another very important Shiva temple ( the 4th of the 12 Jyotirlingams). Omkareswar is a complete pilgrimage for the devout Hindus.

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From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Gauri-Somnath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
From Siddhanath temple, Omkareswar, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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