Showing posts with label Kirtimukha. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kirtimukha. Show all posts

Hinduism - What Is A Kirtimukha?


 ("glory mask") A kirtimukha is a decorative motif in Indian architecture that depicts a devouring leonine beast.

It is often used as a decorative feature on temple towers or as a protective element above gateways. 


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