... a Continuation post to Hemakuta Hill and Hemakuta Hill Temples, Hampi Ruins - A Heritage Visit .
19th June 2017.
The second day of our Hampi ruins heritage Visit after breakfast started with SasiveKalu Ganesha. ( the meaning of Sasikevalu in kannada is mustard seed ) This is on the way to Hospet to Hampi road, very near to Hampi bus terminus. As per the inscriptions this monolithic four armed 2.4 meters tall Ganesha was made by the merchants from Andhra Pradesh during 16th century from a single rock. Ganesha is sitting on a pedestal inside a mandapam. The plain pillars supports a flat ceiling without any ornaments and super structure. The sculptor carved Ganesha in such a manner that he is sitting on the lap of his mother Parvathi, touching belly on the pedestal.
..... to be continued ( Krishna ( Balakrishna ) Temple )
---OM SHIVAYA NAMA---