View from the west of the north shrine of the old temple at Kasara, Gujarat
Photographer: Cousens, Henry
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of the north shrine of the old temple at Kasara, Gujarat, from the west, taken by Henry Cousens in the 1880s, from the Archaeological Survey of India. The small village of Kasara is located 14 miles north-west of Patan in Gujarat. This temple at Kasara, which dates to the 12th century, has a triple-shrine plan and an octagonal shaped mandapa or columned hallway. Each shrine is devoted to separate divinities of the Trimurti which includes Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma.