Bronze Sculptures – Ashtabhujadharini Devi Mariamman

Hoysala is the term used for the architecture and the iconography that developed in present-day Karnataka under the patronage of the Hoysala dynasty rulers. Having flourished in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, its structures stand as testimony to a Karnata Dravida aesthetic. The murti that you see on this page depicts the Devi Mariamman, who is the equivalent of Devi Parvati or Devi Shitala of the North.

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