Interactive Plan of Lepakshi Veerabhadraswamy Temple Natyamandapa Ceiling Paintings

Shiva and Parvati playing chess (Panel 5)

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  • Theme: Shiva Purana
  • Subject: Shiva and Parvati playing chess
  • Dimensions: 5' 2'' (h) x 31' 4'' (w); 1.5 (h) x 9.5 (w)
  • Main Characters: Shiva, Parvati, Tumburu, Dakshinamurti
  • Time Period: Vijayanagara Period (16 C.E.)
  • Location: Natyamantapa, Veerabhadraswamy temple, Lepakshi, Andra Pradesh
  • Project Title: Vijayanagara and post-Vijayanagara Murals and Ceiling Paintings: A digital heritage project
  • Photo Credit: Vinod Raja
  • Research & Annotation: Centre for Cultural Heritage and Tourism Studies, IIACD