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Shravanabelagola Gommateshwara (21 photos)
by Livia Comandini Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 174 N: 2463] (17258)

The worlds tallest monolithic statue measuring 18 m high created around 978  AD by Chamundaraya, a general and minister of the Ganga, King Rachamatta. Priests climb up to pour pots of coconut water, turmeric paste, vermilion powder over the statue's head.
It is in Karnataka, 1 Kms from Hassan.

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