Nandi at Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh

The statue of Nandi at Lepakshi, 120kms from Bangalore. Lepakshi is a village in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh.

Nandi at Lepakshi

Nandi at Lepakshi

Nandi at Lepakshi
Statue of Nandi (the bull) is usually found at the entrance to the temple of Lord Shiva in a sitting posture. This one is one of the few colossal forms of Nandi. It is cut from a single granite stone measuring fifteen feet high and twenty seven feet long. The features have been sculpted with lot of care and the details though worn out a bit look good. It was built in the mid-16th century by Viranna and Virupanna, Vijayanagara governors of Penukonda, now in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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