"Adiyamankottai, Chenraya Perumal temple. Third row gallery middle [17th Century]"

The middle gallery or the central panel depicts the Visvarupa of Lord Krishna. Vishvarupa, Universal form or the Omni-form is considered the supreme form of Lord Vishnu or his Incarnation Krishna. All creatures of the Universe are part of him. He is the infinite Universe. The all forms of life in the Universe and the four Varnas (castes) of the humans which he created for the welfare of humanity. The Brahmins are born from the Virata rupa's head, Kshatriyas from the chest, Vaishyas from the thighs and Chutras from the feet. The complete Visvarupa was visualised only by Arjuna and Sanjaya.

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