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Temple Where Elephant Worships Shiva In Chariot

July 10, 2014

Ramani's blog

There is a famous temple in Tamil Nadu at Thiruvanaikkaval where Elephant worshiped Shiva.(Please read my post on this)

Airawateswara Temple,Darsuram.jpg Airawateswara Temple,Darsuram.

There is another temple in Tamil Nadu at Darasuram, where Indra’s(chief of the Devathas)  elephant worshiped Shiva.

This is one of the major Temples built by king Raja Raja Chozhan, the others being Thanjavur Brahatheeswara Temple and Gangaikonda Choxhapuram.

The sculptures are exquisite and Darasuram is World Heritage site.

Airawateswara Temple Sanctum Sanctorum.jpg Airawateswara Temple Sanctum Sanctorum.

 “Airavatesvara Temple is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture located in the town of Darasuram, near Kumbakonam in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This temple, built by Rajaraja Chola II in the 12th century CE is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the Brihadeeswara Temple at Thanjavur, the Gangaikondacholisvaram Temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram that are referred to as the Great Living Chola Temples

Marthanda Bhairava,Darasuram.jpg Airavatesvara temple_Main shrine-East Face_Ardhanarisvara-Martanda Bhairava…

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