Deities of Aundha Nagnath.. isn’t it a nice subject. 13th century Chalukyan temple of Aundha Nagnath presents puranas, the mythology of India, the hinduism.
Browsing: Hemadpanti Art
Hemadpanti Sculpture is an architectural style which is named after its founder Hemadpant. Hemadri Pandit or Hemadpant (popular name) was a minister from the court of Seuna Yadavas of Devagiri.
Hemadpanti construction style was formed during the 13th Century in Maharashtra. This style incorporated black stone and lime.
Sculptures of Aundha Nagnath is a feast for mythology, archeology lovers. Hemadpanti style temple of Aundha Nagnath is great example of Chalukyan art.
Lord Ganesha at Aundha Nagnath Jyotirlinga temple are diversified versions. From Warrior Ganesha to Family Guy Ganesha!!
One of the Jyotirlinga, Aundha Nagnath temple represents an incredible monument of archaeology. Lord Shiva, the main deity, fills the temple with his presence not only in garbha gruha but also on the walls of the temple.
Lord Vishnu in the form of Mahayogi is sitting in padmasana with both hands closed in prayer mode. The idols act as a gems in the ornament of the temple.
Oldest & 8th Jyotirlinga of Aundha Nagnath is story of spirituality and mythology. Ornamented with amazing sculptures and carvings, the temple is abode of Nageshwar or Nagnath, Lord Shiva!
Matrikas are eight Mother Goddesses of War, Children and Emancipation. Carved on the temple walls at Aundha Nagnath, they are protectors of the temple.
Gondeshwar Temple is situated at north-east of Sinnar town near Nashik. It represents the best example of the Hemadpanti style of architecture popularized during Yadava’s period.
Ashtamatrika Devi Temple on the right side of the main temple of Lord Shiva i.e. Siddheshwara Temple, is amazingly constructed on Star Shaped base.
Vishnu temple inside Siddheshwara temple of Newasa features ‘Dikpalas’ in Hemadpanti Style of structure. Lord Vishnu looks beautiful in Black Stone with the mount, Garuda; in front of him!!