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Temples & Legends of Assam
Index Of Assam Kulapati's Preface
Preface Author's Introduction
Introduction Kamakhya
Asvakranta Vasisthasrama
Umananda Ugra Tara
Sukresvara  The Navagraha
Hajo Dah Parbatiya
Sib Sagar Tamresvari
Sri Surya Ruins The Hatimura Temple
The Satras-I The Satras-II
The Satras-III The Barpeta Satra
Majuli Satra Glossary
Major Sections
Temples & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

TEMPLES IN TEZPUR DISTRICT

There are three attendants in the case of Ganga on the right, but two only in that of Yamuna to the left. Behind the back of each figure appear two flying geese pecking at the halo of the goddess, a new feature in the Gupta art. There are five bands of ornament on each jamb :-

1) A Meandering creeper rising above the head of a Naga.

2) The body of the Naga and the Nagi rising from the top of the square panel at the bottom of each jamb an continued between the first and the second bands of the lintel. The tails of these two serpents are held by the figures of Garuda in high relief against the lower part of the lintel. and

3) Ornamental foliage consisting to it. These stem wiht amorini clinging to it. These three bands are continued overhead on the lintel as its lowermost bands of ornaments.

4)A pilaster, square in section bearing on it square bosses covered with arabesque as projections, which acts as supports to a
number of human or divine figures, and ends in a cruciform bracket capital.

5) A double intertwined creeper forming conventional rosettes which is continued o the side projection of the lintel.


*1. The age of the Imperial Guptasa, pp.194 - 196 ; cf.  A.R.A.SI., 1922-23, pp.119-20; 1924-25, pp.98-99.

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