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U-Shaped Chalukyan Temple

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U-Shaped  Chalukyan Temple
Unique Temple of Aihole, 7th Century A.D.
This horse-shoe shaped temple was built duirng the reign of Vikramaditya II. Its gopuram is in the Rekhanagar style of the north. In the corridor of the temple are beautifully carved idols of Vishnu, Shiva, the Matsyayantra and Nagadevatas.

 

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A Pattadkal sculptureRomance of Shiva and ParvatiMan Offers Ring to GirlfriendRomance of Shiva and Parvati
Lad Khan Temple, AiholeYou are hereShiva and his bull vehicle NandiA Chalukyan Miniature Painting
Shiva with his bullShiva Killing an Asura, Badami SculptureDesigns from a Pattadakal TempleA rural couple sitting on a cot caress each other

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