The Chariot

Sipasurabali, Baliapanda, Puri, Orissa, 752001, India
Aveda Chariot Resort & Spa
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  • Solo66
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Travel Tips for Puri

THE SUN TEMPLE OF KONARK, ORISSA.

by goutammitra

THIS CROWNING PIECE OF INDIAN ARCHITECHTURE AND SCULPTURE, BUILT IN THE 13TH CENTURY A.D. THE GOLDEN ERA OF ORISSAN ART, IS A POETRY IN STONE AND A WORLD HERITAGE MONUMENT.
THE WALLS OF THIS MAGNIFICENT RUIN HAVE EXQUISITE SCULPTURES COVERING MANY ASPECTS OF LIFE. SCENES OF LOVE AND WAR, TRADE AND COURT TRANSACTIONS, HUNTING, CATCHING OF ELEPHANT,TEACHING OF SAGES, AMOROUS DALLIANCES, DANCERS AND MYTHICAL FIGURES- ALL VIE FOR ATTENTION ON THE PANELS AND NICHES OF THIS IMMORTAL WORK OF ART, BUILT BY 1200 ARTISTS/SCULPTORS.
SURASUNDARIS, HEAVENLY DAMSELS, FREESTANDING, LARGER- THAN -LIFE MONOBLOCK FEMALE STATUES PLAYING THE CYMBALS, DRUMS, FLUTES OR TRUMPETS, ADORN THE TOP OF THE TEMPLE. BEAUTIFULLY-CARVED COUPLES ENGAGED IN MYRIAD MODES OF AMOROUS UNION, WITH THEIR INCOMPARABLE CHARMS, ARE ALSO ATTRACTIONS FOR CONNOISSEURS OF ART AS WELL AS ORDINARY VISITORS. ITS BEAUTY IS NOT FOR DESCRIPTION IN WORDS. IT IS TO BE SEEN, ENJOYED AND SAVOURED, NOT ONCE BUT AGAIN AND AGAIN,FOR IT IS TRULY A THING OF BEAUTY, A JOY FOR EVER.
THERE ARE NO SPACE LEFT FOR MORE PHOTOGRAPHS. YOU CAN TAKE THOUSAND OF THEM. REAL BEAUTY.

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