Presenting a few fascinating carvings from Mahabalipuram.
A town well-known for its ancient and wonderful architecture/structures, located just outside the South Indian city of Chennai, Mahabalipuram still retains the ‘Handicraft is our Lifeline’ attitude!
A cowherd milks his cow
An elephant herd—visible, but intangible majesty
A sculpted what? Lion?
Again, carvings with explicable and inexplicable figures. Enchanting, nevertheless. And set me thinking: ‘how would it be to have this structure under a staircase at home?’
A scene from the story of Lord Krishna: He holds up a mountain to protect people from rain deluge.
The same scene from Profile view
An intricately-worked Temple Tower looms above a grass mound.