Photographer's Note

Inside the perimeter gate of the temple, as one walks toward the gopuram, and on the left, there sits the superb 100-pillared hall. This hall or mandapa may be used for weddings. 100 pillars are a few more than the number absolutely required to support the roof. I read somewhere that there are in fact only 96 pillars (12 x 8) but these serve as the canvas, so to speak, for a mass of very fine carving. I believe this view is toward the northwest end of the platform, and the entire structure is just to the south of the tank. I could not begin to interpret each of the depictions.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-11-18
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/30 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-11-18 4:04
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