stone tiger over elephant - konark sun temple (india)

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Stone tiger over elephant at the Konark Sun Temple (India)

The smiling mustachioed stone tiger is overpowering an elephant.­

There are two on those stone tigers guarding the stair that leads to the Temple,

The Konark Sun Temple is famous for the thousands of high-relief sculptures of Maithuna (sexual union in a ritual context).­

For more photos and information about this place, go to the Konark Sun Temple album.

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Konark Sun Temple (India) Elephants India 2013
Konark Road, Konark, Odisha 752111, India