Carved wheel of the Sun Chariot of Surya ( Sun God) in the Sun Temple Konark, India.  picture wikimediacommons/Kiranraj120

Carved wheel of the Sun Chariot of Surya ( Sun God) in the Sun Temple Konark, India. picture wikimediacommons/Kiranraj120

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Sun Temple Konark,Puri Odisha

Sun Temple Konark,Puri Odisha

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.

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.

carvings on the konark sun temple

carvings on the konark sun temple

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