Archival records from Documentation of endangered temple art of Tamil Nadu (EAP692)

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  • Alagarkovil Kallagar Temple - Temple Art [17th Century]

    Collection Ref: EAP692/1
    In Alagar kovil the Kallagar temple mandapa (hall) built by stone is found on the South West side of the southern outer compound wall. It is called Vasantha Mandapa erected in the 17th century. This east faced Mandapa has a central Mandapa surrounded by a ...
  • Madurai Meenakshi Sundareswara temple [16th Century]

    Collection Ref: EAP692/2
    The Golden Lily Tank, the sacred tank of the Meenakshi Sundareswara temple surrounded by the gallery walls on the four sides had a number of legendry and Puranic lore (Tiruvilayadal purana scenes of Lord Siva / the plays of Lord Siva). But unfortunately th ...
  • Narasingampatti - Chitrachavadi [17th Century]

    Collection Ref: EAP692/3
    A small Mandapa (Chavadi / Choultry) at Narasingampatti village near Madurai has the paintings of 17th century in its west and north inner walls. They depict the Ramayana episodes. It begins in the southern part of the west wall with the scene of people wo ...
  • "Adiyamankottai, Chenraya Perumal temple [17th Century]"

    Collection Ref: EAP692/4
    There are five galleries found in the hall (mandapa) that leads to the Sanctum Sanctorum. They have the paintings on its ceiling depicting the scenes of Mahabharata, Viswarupa Darshan of Lord Krishna, scenes from the Ramayana including the life of Lord Ram ...
  • Tirumalai (Jain complex)

    Collection Ref: EAP692/5
    The paintings must have been added between the 15th-17th centuries on the walls probably during Vijayanagar period and on the ceilings during Chola period. The paintings are of various geometrical and other designs, besides Samavasaraṇa (is the divinely co ...
  • Inner Mandapa Ceiling [17th Century]

    Collection Ref: EAP692/1/1
    The Ramayana panels are found on the ceilings of the central mandapa in addition to east, south, west and north walls and the ceiling of north east corner. ...
  • Alagar kovil Kallalagar Outer Mandapa Walls [17th Century]

    Collection Ref: EAP692/1/2
    The next level of the murals are depicted in the four outer walls of the mandapa. ...
  • Madurai Meenakshi Sundareswara temple [16th Century]

    Collection Ref: EAP692/2/1
    There are paintings of the Nayak period (17th century) on the ceiling of the Unjal Mandapa located to the west of the Golden Lily tank in the Meenakshi Sundaresvara temple. The Mandapa was built by Chettiyappa Nayak during 1563 and the paintings were drawn ...
  • Narasingampatti - Chitrachavadi [17th Century]

    Collection Ref: EAP692/3/1
    The Ramayana panels are found on the west and northern inner wall facing east and the northern wall facing south of the small mandapa called Chitra Chavadi which is in a very dilapidated condition. ...
  • "Adiyamankottai, Chenraya Perumal temple [17th Century]"

    Collection Ref: EAP692/4/1
    The paintings are found on the ceilings and ceiling side walls of five of the the mandapa galleries that are documented from south to north. The first or the south extreme gallery is fully eroded. The second gallery has the images of Puranic sceneries. The ...
  • Inner Mandapa Ceiling [17th Century]

    File Ref: EAP692/1/1/1
    The Vasantha Mandapa at Alagarkoil accommodates beautiful paintings of the Ramayana story. The central small pavilion within this Mandapa portrays on its ceiling the paintings of Vishnu as Ananthasayi (reclining posture) accompanied by his consorts Sridevi ...
  • Alagar kovil Kallalagar Inner Mandapa Ceiling East [17th Century]

    File Ref: EAP692/1/1/2
    The portion around the central small pavilion has the continuous narration of the Ramayana episodes. It begins from the north eastern side of the ceiling. The first scene depicts the Putra Komesti sacrifice done by Vasishta and Kalaikkottu rishi. Agni deva ...
  • Alagar kovil Kallalagar Inner Mandapa Ceiling South [17th Century]

    File Ref: EAP692/1/1/3
    The birth scenes of Rama, Lakshmana, Bharatha and Satrughna and their holy bath are shown in the inner mandapa ceiling south. The new borns are shown to Dasaratha followed by the distribution of sweets to the citizens. The children are little grown up thei ...
  • Alagar kovil Kallalagar Inner Mandapa Ceiling West [17th Century]

    File Ref: EAP692/1/1/4
    In the inner mandapa west ceiling the paintings portray the heroic acts of Rama and Lakshmana in order to protect the sacrificial spot (yaga) of Visvamitra from the destructive attitude of the demoness Tadathagai. Visvamitra giving arrows to Rama and the s ...