Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

More than thousand years ago

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 8 March 2017 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The statue of Ardhanareeswarar. Part Devi & part Lord Shiva -
Ah!! The Equality theory in stone, so many years back!!!

CASIO EX-Z60 1/250 second F/4.4 7 mm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique, belle statue. )

8 Mar 2017 6:41am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Nice composition!

8 Mar 2017 7:47am

Sam from Chennai, India

What a nice find of this beautiful ancient Sculpture of Arthanareeswarar.
Excellent. Thank you, Devi. Hope to see back tomorrow. :)

8 Mar 2017 9:44am

@Sam: Thank you Sam :)) Got back safe and sound:))

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

Une très belle sculpture.

8 Mar 2017 9:51am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

You have some lovely studies in this set - an exceptional example here.

8 Mar 2017 9:56am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you Ronnie. No WOMEN's LIB..Equality forever !!!

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

This temple is handsome. A very spectacular place. Thanks for sharing.

8 Mar 2017 11:09am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

So beautiful is this temple and so much to see !!

8 Mar 2017 11:33am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, colors, lights & details!
Lovely statue!

8 Mar 2017 12:15pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


8 Mar 2017 1:10pm

@Dimitrios: Thank you Dimitrios :)))

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Still as fresh and lively.

8 Mar 2017 2:24pm

@Lai Chan See: Yes amazes me too!

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Interesting re. equality--half man, half woman. Thanks for pointing that out.

8 Mar 2017 4:40pm

@Anita: Thank you Anita... Yes equality here in stone :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))more than a thousand years back !!!

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Great detail shot.

8 Mar 2017 4:54pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

This series about the temple's details is absolutely fabulous ... excellent work Devi !!!

8 Mar 2017 5:15pm

@Baldwin VW: Thank you very much Baldwin!!!!!

franz from Baden, Austria

... and still looking good!
A powerful testimony to the skills of the ancient masters!

8 Mar 2017 5:20pm

@franz: Yes Franz and we don't even know who the artisans are!! See the state of affairs today...someone donates here a bulb for illuminating the Temple and puts underneatha board " Donated by..." Ugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Amazing how well preserved this is centuries later!! Great capture of detail!

8 Mar 2017 7:06pm

@Steven: Thank you Steven :))))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of the magnificent sculpture.

8 Mar 2017 7:34pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve :)))

L'Angevine from Angers, France


9 Mar 2017 2:26pm

christen from LORRAINE, France

Still looking fresh and nice.

9 Mar 2017 8:11pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle statue dan sla niche et vue quel rendu et iamge sueprbe vue.

11 Mar 2017 9:49am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

the harsh shadows enhance the detail of the statue

12 Mar 2017 3:16am

@Harry: Thank you Harry :)

farNaaz50 from Gorgan, Iran

part Devi ??!!
What did you do ?

12 Mar 2017 2:45pm

@farNaaz50: Ha ha ha !! "Devi " means Goddess!!! Here it is God and Goddess:)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

1/250 second
7 mm