Tirukkal̤ukkun̤r̤am (Pakṣitīrtham) and Its Temple: A Study of Their History, Art, and Architecture

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Abhinav Publications, Jan 1, 2005 - Art - 115 pages
Tirukkalukkunram, The Sacred Hill Of The Eagles Also Called Pakshitirtham Near Mamallapuram In Tamilnadu, Is One Of The Sacred Saivite Centres Sung By The Tamil Saints Of The 7Th Century And Later Times But Also Know For Its Temples Of Remarkable Architecture, Sculptures And Iconography. It Has Rock-Cut Temples Of Narasimhavarman I Pallava (7Th), The Picturesque Vedagirisvara Temple At The Top Of The Hill And The Magnificent Temple Complex Of Bhaktavatsalesvara In The Heart Of The Town. The Illustrations Of The Splendid Gopuras, The Ornamental Kalyana-Mandapa, The Exquisite Sanctum Types, The Finely Planned Spacious Tanks Like The Sangu-Tirtham Are Bound To Invite The Admiration Of The Art-Historians And Town-Planners.

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