THE PENANCE PANEL AT MĀMALLAPURAM – SOME OBSERVATIONS

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Several arguments in identification of penance panel at Māmallapuram have been presented by scholars. The arguments are well documented in the following link which is sufficient for reference. http://puratattva.in/2016/07/07/mamallapuram-the-great-penance-3718 Nevertheless, I would like to cite some more references to clarify the details of the relief and its identification. Both the scenes – Bhagīratha’s penance and…

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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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