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Friday, February 7, 2014

Thanjavur Palace Art Gallery - More Statues: 9th-12th Century AD

Shiva as Bhikshaadanar - 12th Century
Sapta Mathas
Siva Ganas- 12th Century
Gautama Buddha
Lord Muruga with his peacock vahana
Lord Maha Vishnu
Devi or Female Goddess
Somaskanda ( Siva,Parvati and little Muruga)
Agni Veerabhdrar- another form of Siva
Lord Brahma
Lady Warrior
King & Queen

24 comments:

  1. I'm wondering what the statues are made of and who made them.

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    2. Pics 7-9 are bronze idols. Rest are sculpted on stone.These are collections from various temples in Tamilnadu. Temples received Royal patronage & funding..

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  2. i have 2 favorites. the king and queen at the end and the Devi Goddess

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  3. all beautiful and intriguing. i love the peacock one and the buddha.

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  4. Beaitiful sculptures Ram . Have a lovely weekend :)

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  5. The sculptures are very beautiful and elegant! Lovely captured... I had no time visiting this palace when i checked thanjavur

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  6. A real feast for the eyes.I had been there once

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  7. °º♫♬° ·.
    É bom vir aqui e conhecer mais sobre a cultura do seu país.
    Dessas esculturas só conheço o Buda.

    ░B░O░M░

    ░F░I░M░

    ░D░E░

    ░S░E░M░A░N░A!!!

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  8. Thank you Sir for showcasing the treasure of our culture. It's simply stunning. :)

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  9. Brilliant collection - antiquity at its best, priceless.

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  10. Beautiful statues, they are treasures! Have a happy weekend!

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  11. Dear Sir / friend :-) ... with this post you have transported me to my favorite imagination ... I love to imagine I was one among them :)

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  12. Thank you sir for sharing, this is awesome!

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  13. Fascinating sculptures, beautifully pictured! The peacock is my favorite.

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  14. I'm always fascinated by the architecture and sculptures you show. Also beautiful exterior colours.
    Thank you for sharing this.

    Have a happy week Ram,
    Ruby

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  15. What a beautiful sculptures!
    Thanks for sharing the art of Thanjavur Palace Art Gallery.

    Have a pleasant Sunday.

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  16. Namaste....
    interesting sculptures.....

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  17. Amazing sculptures on display at the palace.

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