Konark (Orissa, India)

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Notes of this trip


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Konark: Konarak: Sun temple (1240 AD), the most colossal stone chariot ever built

Konark: the porch/ mukhasala

Konark: the hall of dance/ naata mandir

Konark: entering the hall of dance from the east


Konark: hall of dance

Konark: hall of dance

Konark: hall of dance

Konark: hall of dance


Konark: hall of dance

Konark: hall of dance

Konark: the porch from the hall of dance

Konark: the porch


Konark: the porch

Konark: the southern gate with the horses

Konark: the southern gate with the horses

Konark: the northern gate with the elephants


Konark: the northern gate with the elephants

Konark: a statue

Konark: one of the seven horses of the porch

Konark: the porch


Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch


Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch


Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: erotic sculpture


Konark: the porch

Konark: erotic sculpture

Konark: some of the 24 wheels of the chariot

Konark: the porch


Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: the porch

Konark: a wheel


Konark: the ruins of the temple proper (the vimar)

Konark: one of the colossal wheels

Konark: the platform/ pitha

Konark: the platform/ pitha


Konark: a wheel

Konark: a wheel

Konark: sculptures

Konark: sculptures


Konark: sculptures

Konark: erotic sculpture

Konark: the temple proper

Konark: the sun god (south)


Konark: the temple proper

Konark: the temple proper

Konark: the sun god (north)

Konark: the temple proper


Konark: the temple proper

Konark: the temple proper


Konark: the beginning of the porch from the back

Konark: roof of the porch

Konark: roof of the porch

Konark: four-headed Shiva


Konark: the porch

Konark: porch, gate, ruins of the temple

Konark: the whole chariot

Konark: gate and vimar


Konark: wheels

Konark: Ramachandi temple

Konark: Navagraha/nine planets

Konark: Navagraha/nine planets


Puri: Jagannath temple (11##)

Puri: Jagannath temple (11##)

Puri: Jagannath temple (11##)

Puri: Jagannath temple (11##)


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