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Temples Cholas Architecture Gangaikonda Sozhapuram Vimana Sculptures
Chola Masterpiece Sculptures around the Srivimana :
South entrance to Karpagraham - Karna Dwaram steps (Karna means Ear) Full panel of Narthana Ganapathy (Dancing Ganesha)
Full panels of Dhakshinamoorthy Dhakshinamoorthy
Warriors in the panels Warriors in the panels

Temples Cholas Architecture Gangaikonda Sozhapuram Vimana Sculptures
A view of southern wall of the Karpagraham Dancing panel
Harihara (Sankara Narayanan) Full panel of Nataraja (Dancing Siva) along with Kali and Bhringi
Bhairavar Shiva with Maan and Malu along with Parvathi in sitting position
Gangadhara (Siva) with Devi Kalantaka

Temples Cholas Architecture Gangaikonda Sozhapuram Vimana Sculptures
North entrance to Karpagraham - Karna Dwaram steps (Karna means Ear) Full panel of Chandesanugraha murti (Masterpiece)
Siva as Madanantaka burning Manmatha Full panel of Bramma and Komuka vasal
Full panel of Ardhanareeswarar Gana Saraswathi (Masterpiece)

Temples Cholas Architecture Gangaikonda Sozhapuram Vimana Sculptures
Lakshmi (masterpiece) South entrance to Karpagraham
Ardhanareeswarar ( masterpiece) Bhikshatana murti
Lingothbhavar Vishnu with Indra (Karttikeya) and Uma-sahita (Siva)
Mahishamardini (Vishnu Durgai) Chandesanugraha murti getting Nirmalaya ( Masterpiece)
Bramma with Savithri and Saraswathi Bhairava with 8 arms (Mahakalar - one form of as Asta Bairavas)

 

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Navagraha on a single rounded stone.

The Navagraha (Nine God of Planets) is designed in a round stone. The god of sun is located at centre of the stone and the other planets around it.One can see this sculpture in the after reaching the Dwara palas left of Main Mandapam of the Temple.

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