BHŪTA GAṆAS

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            We have seen So many Gaṇas in the sculptures accompanying Lord Śiva and other some deities. They are often seen in the Valabhi portion which is termed as “Bhūtamālā”. They are seen doing mischievous actions and with several shapes and heads. Shall we see the purāṇic details behind them?             While explaining the creation…

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NEW INSCRIPTION OF RĀJASIṀHA PALLAVA FROM KĀMĀKṢI AMMAN TEMPLE, KĀÑCĪPURAM

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Found this inscription along with Sri. Swaminatha sthapati, from the steps adjacent to Baṅgāru amman shrine at śrī Kāmākṣi temple who resides at the heart of Kāñcīpuram. I astonished by this discovery since this is the first inscription of Rājasiṁha pallava found in a non-pallava period temple at Kāñcīpuram. The inscription is fragmentary and in…

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