Belur Chennakeshava Temple: Rathi at the main entrance

Rathi at the main entrance of the Belur Chennakeshava Temple in Karnataka, India

Rathi at the main entrance

Rathi at the main entrance
The image shows a relief depicting Manmatha‘s consort Rathi carved on the right side of the door at the main entrance to the Chennakeshava Temple.

As you can see from the image, Rathi is wearing a variety of beautiful jewelry, including necklaces, anklets, armbands, and udiyana (waistband), and standing elegantly with the Tribhanga (bent in three places) stance.

Shilābālikes – Bracket figures mounted below the eaves
Darpana Sundari, Sukha Bhashini, Nātya Sundari, Gāna Sundari, Kesha Sundari, Tribhangi, Nagna Sundari, Kapāla Durga, Koravanji, Nātya Mohini, Betegārthi

Male Bracket Figures
Flute playing male musician
Narthaka – Davane playing male dancer
Davane playing male musician

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