Study on the Prabhavalaya: Aureole of Gods and Goddesses

  title={Study on the Prabhavalaya: Aureole of Gods and Goddesses},
  author={Prasanna E. Khamitkar},
Most stand-alone Hindu sculptures of the murtis are supported with a prabhavalaya behind which means a “Luminous circle, an Aureole or a Nimbus " that is the ornate arch, made of stone, wood or metal that stands just behind and above deity images in temples. To analyze the various images of prabhavalaya the author refers to the content extracted from various resources, sculptures of various temples and the most remarkable sculptures from some museums. The author will try to make an effort to… Expand
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