Varaha Cave Temple is a monolithic rock-cut temple with a mandapam. This cave dates back to 7th century and is constructed on the rocky walls of the granite hill. On the walls of mandapam, Lord Vishnu as Varaha along with the boar, holding Bhudevi, the earth goddess in his arms, is sculptured beautifully. On the inner is the shrine of Goddess Gajalakshmi, seated on a large lotus with elephants showering water on her from both sides.
There is another sculpture of Goddess Durga with four arms and Trivikrama overcoming demon king Bali.
These artistic Pallava sculptures depict the contrast in mood and style. Holiday Packages By Trending Destinations.
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Experience scale Excellent 1. Timing, fees and more. Reviews and Ratings Post a Review. This Temple is a monolithic rock cut Temple with a hall. This cave temple is also of 7th century and is constructed on Rocky walls of the granite hill. On the inner wall is the shrine of Goddess Gajalakshmi, seated on a large Lotus with elephants showering water on her from both sides. These structures are depicting the devotion and these landmark sculpture works are of great interest.
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