Lifestyle in Sculptures of Shamlaji

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Sculptures of Shamlaji temple in Gujarat not only presents the stories from Hindu mythologies but also depicts lifestyle of those golden days. Human, animals..their way of life is presented here through various carved panels on the walls of the temple. Let’s go through some of them:

Shiva Puja

Shiva Puja

The above panel shows the Shiva Linga puja performed by two of royal men. On other side, we can see dancers and musicians. The panel also shows the dresses and ornaments in details.

Royal Female looking from Gallery

Royal Female looking from Gallery

Simple but elegant. Royal families looking out of galleries. A lady in the center got an unique hair style and a bindi on her forehead.

Gurukul

Gurukul

Gurukul, an ancient style of schools. With the norms of learning and discipline, pupils used get knowledge from their gurus while staying at Gurukul.

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Childbirth in Standing Position

Childbirth in Standing Position

An unique panel shows the scene of childbirth in standing position. Two ladies assisting the pregnant one in standing and delivering the baby. Putting her hands on her knees, the mother is pushing the baby out in the new world.

Playing Games

Playing Games

Entertainment is the need of the life. A panel depicts some of indoor game played by two elders. Per my understanding, I found it the game. It can a trade place or a war planning (as there is a guy with sword behind).

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a Marriage Party

A Royal Wedding! Groome is ready while bride is arriving in the palakhi. Couple of musicians and couple of soldiers, kind of perfect marriage party.

Lifestyle - Camel & Horse feeding

Lifestyle – Camel & Horse feeding

Domestic animals of all time, Camel – the ship of the dessert and Horse – the warlord.

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