Photographer's Note

Konarak II : This is the second image in the series.In this image you can see the stone idol of the Sun God,the deity for whose worship the temple was built in the 13th century A.D. on the coast of the Bay of Bengal.

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century Sun Temple, at Konark, in Odisha. It was constructed from oxidized and weathered ferruginous sandstone by King Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty.It is situated in a small hamlet in the Puri district in the state of Odisha, India. It lies on the coast by the Bay of Bengal, 65 kilometers from the capital of the state, Bhubaneswar.

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Viewed: 1972
Points: 47
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Additional Photos by Farhat Abbas (fabbs99) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2124 W: 2 N: 4155] (17179)
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