Author:Vasundhara Filliozat & Pierre Sylvain Filliozat (Ed.)

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Kalamukha Temples of Karnataka: Art and Cultural Legacy

By: Vasundhara Filliozat & Pierre Sylvain Filliozat (Ed.)

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P): 2012

Seller ID: 101641

ISBN: 8124606056

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The Kalamukha temples in Karnataka are associated with the Lakulasaiva movement especially the beliefs and practices of the Kalamukha Saivites and the Jakka?acari style of temple in Kamataka.This volume is a study of two of the best examples of Kalamukha shrines in the region. It focuses on the Somanathesvara Temple at Hara?aha??i and Ka?ambesvara Temple at Ra??iha??i, splendid examples of conversion of single-cell shrines into triple sancta.With numerous illustrations of the temples including their plans and sculptures and referring to and quoting from the Agamas, the Pura?as and other ancien... View more info