Lakshmi – Narasimha
This sculptural relief depicts Narasimha, the fourth avatar of Vishnu, with his consort Lakshmi seated on his lap. In Sanskrit, nara means man and simha means lion.
This relief is mounted on the outer wall surrounding the south garbhagriha of Somanathapura Keshava Temple in Karnataka, India.
The iconography is similar to Lakshminarayana.
– Vishnu’s incarnation Narasimha slaying Hiranyakashipu carved on the outer wall of the Belur Chennakeshava Temple
– Narasimhavatara standing inside Cave – 3 of rock-cut caves of Badami
– Dashavatara (Ten Incarnations of Vishnu) painted on the ceiling of Hampi Virupaksha Temple
– Somanathapura Keshava Temple
– Belur Chennakeshava Temple – Bracket Figures
– Belur Chennakeshava Temple – Navaranga
– Belur Chennakeshava Temple – Garbhagriha Outer Wall
– Kappe Chennigaraya Shrine
Badami Chalukya Temples:
– Badami, Cave – 1, Cave – 2, Cave – 3, Cave – 4
– Durga Temple at Aihole
– Hampi Virupaksha Temple Murals
Angkor Wat Temples:
– Angkor Wat Temple, Angkor Wat Bas-Reliefs, Banteay Srei Temple in Cambodia
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