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Wall mural of a Guardian

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Wall mural of a Guardian
Temple Guardian -- from a wall mural in Karnataka

See also:
Two Panels Depicting Erotic Paintings, People in Obedience to King, A Wall Mural from Karnataka, Brothers Veeranna and Virupanna, Lepakshi temple builders, Sequence from Jain Purana, Example of Jain Fine Art, The Sick King, Wall Painting from Residence of Nellappa, Tumkur, A Faded Fresco of Hiriyur Temple, Kavi Paintings on a Temple Wall, Lord Rama Liberates Ahalya, Servants Attending to the Lady, Chakras on the Wall, Mural from Sira, 1800 A.D.

The Dwara-Palakas of India
The Guardians

Vishnu as GuardianYou are hereMuscular watchman (Dwarapalaka), AiholeCarved head of a Dwarapalaka (doorman)
Marvels in MonochromeTemple Guard with Gun and DaggersWoman Doorkeeper from a Goan TempleGatekeeper of a Luxury Hotel
Sacred Area. Keep OutSmall Temple, Huge GuardiansHoysala Style Gatekeeper Decorated Doorman
Kadri Temple Features a Diety as a DoormanTemple Bouncer (Doorman)


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