Hampi Virupaksha Temple Murals: Vishnu, Shiva, and Brahma painted on the ceiling

Vishnu, Shiva, and Brahma painted on the ceiling of the Virupaksha Temple in Hampi, Karnataka, India

Vishnu, Shiva, and Brahma painted on the ceiling of Hampi Virupaksha Temple

Vishnu, Shiva, and Brahma
The image shows a section of the murals painted more than 500-years ago on the ceiling of the Ranga Mantapa, a covered hall in front of the garbhagriha (inner sanctum) of the Virupaksha Temple, located in Hampi, Karnataka, India. As you can see, the panel has three principal frames, each depicting a god from the Hindu Trinity.

Check the Hampi Virupaksha Temple Murals page for a detailed explanation of the paintings.

1. The left frame depicts Vishnu with his consort Lakshmi sitting on his lap, and his vehicle Garuda is standing on the right side.
2. The middle frame depicts Shiva with his consort Parvati sitting on his lap, and his vehicle Nandi is standing on the left side.
3. The right frame depicts Brahma with his consort Sarasvati sitting on his lap.

Other Paintings in the Virupaksha Temple Murals
Vishnu, Shiva, Brahma
Girija Kalyāna, Sita Swayamvara, Draupadi Swayamvara
Dashāvatāra, Ashta Dikpālas
Tripurantaka, Manmatha Vijaya

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Hampi Virupaksha Temple Murals

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