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Commemorative Pillar

Alok Jain2007-01-11

Xuanzang Memorial, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara

Xuanzang Memorial, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara

Like traditional Chinese temples, the Memorial on its roof, ridges, commemorative pillars etc have ornaments called wenshou (zoomorphic ornaments). Exquisitely made and orderly arranged these zoomorphic ornaments not only serve decorative purpose but also protect the building from evil forces.

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  • Title: Commemorative Pillar
  • Creator: Alok Jain
  • Date Created: 2007-01-11
  • Location: Nalanda

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