Shivalinga inside the Girbagriha
The image shows the Shivalinga carved inside the garbhagriha (sanctum sanctorum) of Cave – 1, a rock-cut cave temple dedicated to Shiva. It is one of the four caves carved out of the soft sandstone rock located near Badami in Karnataka, India.
Cave – 1 Images
Facade and Entrance
Cave – 1 Ground Plan
Right side view: Nataraja performing Tandava Nritya
Left side view: Dwarapala, Shiva-Parvati, Vrishabha-Kunjara
Mukhamantapa right wall: Ardhanarishvara and Sage Bhringi
Mukhamantapa left wall: Harihara – Fusion of Shiva and Vishnu
Mukhamantapa ceiling: Nagaraja
Interior view: Garbhagriha and pillars
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