1 min read
A somasutra is a stone pipe or channel through which the lustral (purifying) waters used to wash the image inside the sanctuary are drained.
Somasutra project outside the temple, often terminating with a carved makara head at the spout.
Somasutra are indicative of a Shaivite temple.
4 min readRead More
2 min readRead More
You can explore the magnificent temples of Angkor with me through my regular newsletter.