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Descent of the Pallavas

Experts themselves are split as to what theme this panel allude to – Arjuna’s Penance or Bhagiratha’s Penance to bring Ganges or does it depict both the themes with few other sub plots as well? Some say the theme represents the Narasimha Varma Pallava himself and the descend of his Pallavan clan from Lord Vishnu himself depicted in a symbolic descend of the Ganga.

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