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Temple Chariot

Posted by
Sunder (Chennai, India) on 19 October 2010 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Chariots of this kind are used for the procession of the dieties during Hindu festivals.

These are intricately carved and the inset shows a close up of the fine artistic work.

Manola from Bassens, France

Grand this well ....seen tank!!!;-)))

19 Oct 2010 5:06am

Yvon from Orleans, France

I like all these chariots we can see in many temples

19 Oct 2010 5:09am

Leanne from Australia

wow, what fabulous details.

19 Oct 2010 5:20am

P. Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

The block solid wheels make it look like something they
would have pulled around thousands of years ago.

19 Oct 2010 5:39am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

wow. the work that went into that!! lovely find:)

19 Oct 2010 5:39am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautifully framed and I love the textures of the chariot – it looks as if it has stood up to many years of all kinds of weather. A timeless image!

19 Oct 2010 5:59am

Maarhuthi Srinivas from vizag, India

Outstandin :)

19 Oct 2010 6:06am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

L'ancêtre de la Papamobile?
Bel engin, belle prise.

19 Oct 2010 6:16am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Excellent! I like the fact that you showed us the detail by including the small picture. Great detail and textures. Thanks for the info

19 Oct 2010 6:29am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Wow! it is really old, a true work of art, splendid shot. Good day.

19 Oct 2010 6:42am

marci from somewhere in..., Morocco

beautiful, beautiful!! I loved the detail inset! always learn something here ~

19 Oct 2010 6:50am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

wow . . this has such presence . . can sense the age in this ! Ace presentation, too.

19 Oct 2010 7:05am

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Very interesting pic, and original one.

19 Oct 2010 7:21am

tataray from france, France

Wow ... superbe !... ))
L'amour de la texture...

19 Oct 2010 7:27am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Great shot.

19 Oct 2010 7:30am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent shot..

19 Oct 2010 8:02am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

excellent shot!

19 Oct 2010 8:38am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Antique....Nicely spotted...5*****

19 Oct 2010 8:55am

thami from Fès, Morocco

Il a dû participer à de longs cortèges de processions!
Bonne journée lumineuse!

19 Oct 2010 8:59am

Goddess from Tehran, Iran

I like it .. very nice colors ...

19 Oct 2010 9:21am

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

Excellent capture of this soperb Chariot. It must be quite old.

19 Oct 2010 9:33am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom


19 Oct 2010 9:38am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow ! It's a real piece of art... The details are really fantastic ! Wonderful capture Sunder, have a nice day :)

19 Oct 2010 9:45am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Ah the juggernaut. Excellent

19 Oct 2010 10:09am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

How old do you estimate it is?

19 Oct 2010 11:35am

Wolfen from Villefranche S/S, France

Magnifique !! Un joli travail photo documentaire !!
Bonne journée

19 Oct 2010 12:42pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What unique machine and remarkable craft... very intricate indeed! Thanks for sharing!

19 Oct 2010 12:51pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

so lovely and old - very nice presentation!!

19 Oct 2010 1:52pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

This one seems to be very old... great intresting piece of Hindu art.

19 Oct 2010 1:52pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Great idea with the inset showing the detail in this chariot, this one looks very old and aged

19 Oct 2010 2:06pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

A fantastic shot,with impressive details of this chariot! A wonderful piece of art!

19 Oct 2010 2:19pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

preciosa imagen un saludo , pablo

19 Oct 2010 2:19pm


Vraiment superbe!!Bravo!
Amitiés de France:CLAIRE

19 Oct 2010 2:28pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An amazing construction. I'm surprised that they will take this out in parades.

19 Oct 2010 2:56pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A delicate work of art ... magnificent Sunder. I like the touch of care within the same image! Excellent!

19 Oct 2010 4:13pm

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Looks like a very ancient piece.
Like the inset showing the details and a lovely setting for this image

19 Oct 2010 4:19pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

What an unique one ! Beautiful shot

19 Oct 2010 4:24pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Beautiful shot! I love your details and insert!

19 Oct 2010 5:03pm

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Magnifique travail d'architecture.

19 Oct 2010 5:15pm

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good evening Sunder
The carving of the chariot is very interesting and admirable. It is presented very nicely. In the small picture I see the details very well. Have a nice evening and all the best. Thank you very much for all your nice comments. Sincerely Christel

19 Oct 2010 5:25pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

excellent! nice to see this old style! great capture!

19 Oct 2010 6:13pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Well seen and captured Sunder! Definitely something to treasure..... ;-)

19 Oct 2010 6:22pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Good exposure and detail.

19 Oct 2010 8:07pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

magnifico detalle de este vehiculo, bravo!

19 Oct 2010 11:32pm

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

WOW! What a beautiful place!
Love it, Goood job, Bravo. : )

20 Oct 2010 12:58am

Ked from Sidney, Canada

Pretty amazing stuff.Nicely framed.

20 Oct 2010 2:23am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Wonderful composition! I like the textures in this! Very interesting find!!!!

20 Oct 2010 2:31am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful intricate work indeed. The inset really emphasizes the detail.

20 Oct 2010 3:25am

Terral from Ponoka, Alberta, Canada

Love the old wood. Beautiful details too.

20 Oct 2010 4:26am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

outstanding. superb composition

20 Oct 2010 4:38am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

How beautiful. It looks like it has seen a few festivals.

20 Oct 2010 4:58am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Beautiful shot, like the details ! Nice composition.

21 Oct 2010 12:03am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is well presented! I like all the details and especially the carrier, such wheels re not easy to make! In Japan they have the portable shrines which resemble what you are showing here, to a certain extent.

21 Oct 2010 4:50am

Sharat from Bangalore, India

good one...

21 Oct 2010 12:36pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

Great detailed shot!

21 Oct 2010 5:42pm

POBSB from Tilburg, Netherlands

very interesting, thanks for sharing

23 Oct 2010 10:10pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Nicely presented and very interesting

26 Oct 2010 6:57am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful and very old, it seems, ceremonial cart. Are these decorated with flowers and such at festival time?

26 Oct 2010 10:10pm