Thanjavur by R PRASANA VENAKETSH

Thanjavur

Golden evening light falls on the sculpture of Yali, a mythical creature that is part Lion, part elephant and part horse widely used as sculptures in temples .In this case the sculpture is found at the Brihadeeswara Temple in Thanjavur built in 1010 AD by the mighty Chola emperor Raja Raja I , the temple is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site