Sasivekalu Ganesha, 1506AD. Seated in half Lotus posture. Four armed holding a tusk, goad(cattle prod), noose and bowl of sweets.
Sasivekalu Ganesha, 1506AD.
Looking down the Hemakuta Hill to the Virupaksha Temple complex.
Small structure is the Sri Hanuman Mandir
Sri Hanuman Mandir with Hanuman inside. And Pete in contemplation.
Hanuman inside the Sri Hanuman Mandir.
Standing on Hemakuta Hill looking down on the Virupaksha temple (1336-1565) complex dedicated to Shiva and where he was said to have married Parvati.
Hemakunta Hill Temples.
Virupaksha temple with the 9 story gopuram dedicated to Hanuman.
Virupaksha temple with the 9 story gopuram dedicated to Hanuman and the smaller Krishna gopuram inside the walls which has the sanctum sanctorum.
Virupaksha temple with the 9 story gopuram dedicated to Hanuman and a smaller gopuram inside.
More than 30 shrines of differing complexity on Hamakuta Hill.
Highest portion of the gopuram.
Virupaksha Temple, Hampi, Gopuram
Mythical creatures - named Yali, similar to Chimera