Kerala

Stories on walls

Print edition : September 02, 2016

At Mattancherry Palace: Kumbhakarna is sleeping on the floor. A white elephant is waking him up. Photo: From “Kerala Murals”

At the Sri Rama temple at Triprayar: Green-skinned Mahishasuramardini standing on the green-skinned buffalo Mahisha. The godess has four hands: in her upper right hand she is holding a chakra, in her upper left hand a conch, in her lower right hand an arrow and in her lower left hand a bow. Photo: From “Kerala Murals”

Kerala Murals offers a delectable feast of detailed descriptions of wall paintings in six temples and a palace in Kerala that are protected monuments under the ASI.
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