Sun temple, Konark, Orissa | the chariot of the Sun God, Surya | built from oxidized and weathered ferruginous sandstone | UNESCO designated world heritage site

The Sun Temple at Konark in India is a culmination of Oriya architecture.Built in century by King Narasimhadeva, the temple is designed in the shape of a colossal chariot with seven horses and twelve wheels, carrying the sun god, Surya, across heavens.

The Konark Surya Mandir (Temple) (also spelled Konarak) is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Sun God - Surya Bhagvan. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure.

The Konark Surya Mandir (Temple) (also spelled Konarak) is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Sun God - Surya Bhagvan. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure.

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Konark wheels-Great Wheel  Despite being the symbol of time, The wheels of the chariot have been interpreted as the ‘Wheel of Life’. They portray the cycle of creation, preservation and achievement of realisation. The rims are carved with designs of foliages with various birds and animals, whereas the medallions in the spokes are carved with the figures of women in various luxurious poses, mostly of erotic nature. These wheels may also possibly represent the twelve Zodiacs.

Konarak Sun Temple Built By Kulothunga Chola I Descendant

Dharma Wheel -- The Dharmachakra (Skt: wheel of the law with eight spokes) represents the Eightfold Path (Right View, Right Resolve, Right Speech, Right Actions, Right Occupation, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, and Right Concentration).  Konark Sun temple in Odisha, Odisa, Orissa, India , c. 1200 CE.

Dharma Wheel

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Carved wheels of Konark Sun Temple, Odisha or Orissa

Orissa or Odisha as it is now known now is home to Sun temple, Konark, Jaganath Puri temple, Buddhist caves and handicrafts of Pipli.

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Vintage Antique Konarkwheel Wall Panel Hand Carved by MOGULGALLERY, $4000.00

Vintage Antique Konarkwheel Wall Panel Hand Carved by MOGULGALLERY, $4000.00


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Sun temple, Konark, Orissa | the chariot of the Sun God, Surya | built from oxidized and weathered ferruginous sandstone | UNESCO designated world heritage site

The Sun Temple at Konark in India is a culmination of Oriya architecture.Built in century by King Narasimhadeva, the temple is designed in the shape of a colossal chariot with seven horses and twelve wheels, carrying the sun god, Surya, across heavens.

Vintage Antique Konarkwheel Wall Panel Hand Carved by MOGULGALLERY, $4000.00

Vintage Antique Konarkwheel Wall Panel Hand Carved by MOGULGALLERY, $4000.00

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Clock Photograph - Konark Wheel 'sun Clock' by Mark Williamson

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Decorative Panel Konark Wheel Wall Panel Yoga Decor Hand Carved Doors 36"

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The Konark Sun Temple, announced as the UNESCO World heritage in is among the many wonders of the world. I have always been attracted to heritage sites and every time I visit Konark, I learn something new.

Ancient wall wheel sculptors at the Konark sun temple in Orissa. Description from dreamstime.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Ancient wall wheel sculptors at the Konark sun temple in Orissa. Description from dreamstime.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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