February 12, 2012

Garuda

Ancient Carving of Hindu mythical character Garuda. Garuda appears both in Hindu and Buddhist mythology. Garuda has wings of an Eagle (Brahminy Kite in Indian version) and body of a man, he is also a carrier of god Vishnu.
Photo Location: Krishna temple courtyard, Hampi.

12 comments:

  1. Marvelous capture, interesting history and great post for the day, Sam! Hope your weekend is going well for you and your family. I'm sure the little one is growing fast!

    Sylvia

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  2. You bet, he is growing up fast Sylvia :) Thanks for stopping by...

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  3. Superb post-processing. A great photo.
    Regards

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  4. I just love the texture in this picture Anthony! its in black and white, but I belive its not far from the reality eather.

    And the little Indian prince <3 you have to tell ous the name soon...

    Nice sunday dear friend! Hugs

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  5. What a wonderful sculpture this is Anthony, and you have composed it so perfectly!

    Thank you so much for sharing with us today at The Creative Exchange.

    Have a wonderful evening!

    lisa.

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  6. What an awesome looking statue. Thank you for sharing the story of Garuda! Great shot!

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  7. Wonderful photo.

    Regards and best wishes

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  8. Beautiful carving! Thank you for sharing!

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  9. Beautiful capture! It has amazing texture, and the black and white was a perfect choice.

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  10. Wonderful picture, Mast LOGO

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