Friday, August 5, 2016

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Nandhi Mandapam

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Nandhi Mandapam
Nandhi mandapam, Dwajasthambam and Balipeedam are at the entrance of first corridor. Nandhi is of little big (23 feet length, 12 feet width and 17.5 feet high) made of sudhai. Viswanathar and Krishnappa Naikar reliefs are on the mandapam pillar. On either side of the Nandi, one finds interesting sculptural representations of the ocean gods Mahodadhi and Ratnakara. The Nandhi has Urchavar, Vahanam and moortham like Thirumazhapadi.

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