Shamlaji temple is one the best three Vishnu temples of Gujarat along with Dwaraka and Dakor..place of choice for archaeologist and art lovers for its artistic beauty in architecture and sculptures.
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Sculptures of Shamlaji temple are the great examples of Chalukyan art. They not only represents spiritual ideologies but also the way of living the life during that period.
Ashta Matrika of Shamlaji temple in Gujarat are wonder and masterpiece of sculpture art. Matrika are the goddesses of war, war and prosperity.
Krishna Leelas at Shamlaji remind me all those stories which I heard from childhood, stories of Bal Krishna. Various sculpture panels on the wall of the Shamlaji temple depict various stories of Krishna and his Leelas.
Sculptures of Shamlaji temple in Gujarat not only presents the stories from Hindu mythologies but also depicts lifestyle of those golden days.
Ramayana at Shamlaji depicts the stories from the great saga. There are various carved panels talking about the scenes from Ramayana. I will present couple of examples here
Lord Ganesha of Shamlaji temple meets you in various forms. The most popular deity of Hindus looks beautiful with his huge stomach, his long trunk, his big ears and his kind eyes.
Kamasutra at Shamlaji temple are ultimate samples of erotic arts in India. A mythical Kamasutra provides guide of making love as an important part of human life.
Deities of Shamlaji temples represents a dummy heaven on the walls and pillars. Elegantly ornamented temple walls depicts stories from great epics and puranas of Hinduism.