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Basaralu

The 6 layered frieze over which the boldly executed sculptures are installed around the outer walls. All are done in soapstone.

Basaralu

Basaralu is a small town near  Mandya, Karnataka, India. This is home to the Mallikarjuna temple built in Hoysala architecture style.

Nandi at Mallikarjuna shrine, Basaralu

Nandi at Mallikarjuna shrine, Basaralu

Subrahmaniya on peacock

Subrahmaniya on peacock

Hoysala crest- the hero fighting a lion- at the tower of the Mallikarjuna temple of Basaralu

Hoysala crest- the hero fighting a lion- at the tower of the Mallikarjuna temple of Basaralu

A sub-shrine near the main shrine at Basaralu

A sub-shrine near the main shrine at Basaralu

Boldly executed elephants in the porch to the Mallikarjuna Temple.

Boldly executed elephants in the porch to the Mallikarjuna Temple.

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