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Sculpture, Surya Mandir, Modhera:

This image is showing an image of Modera temple which is in Gujarat.Sun worship is an important aspect of Indian life, thought and philosophy. In this sculpture, the Sun is depicted as standing on his chariot drawn by seven horses representing the colours of the rainbow. Two large lotus flowers bloom above his shoulders representing nature’s response to the appearance of the Sun in the sky every day. Here, Surya is shown accompanied by his wives, Ushas and Chhaya and his attendants.
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License:[Source CCRT ]Feb. 20, 2017, 11:58 a.m.

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