The iconography is inspiring. Conchs in His posterior hands, the right anterior hand meteing out blessings upon devotees. A richly embroidered dhoti tied at His broad hips with a girdle of gold, fishtailed sashes cascading down the length of His long legs. Upon an upturned lotus pedestal He stands, a substantial number in itself in terms of height and width. The tapering crown on the head of Lord Vishnu adds to the stature of the composition. Note the Kirtimukham engraved upon the same, in likeness of the motif upon His girdle as well as the statement Kirtimukham image at the zenith of the aureole.
The aureole that surrounds the standing Lord Vishnu and the platform upon which it is built, serve the function of a surrounding temple. The pedestal lies upon a graciously curving platform, vines latticeworked into its frontal plane. The aureole that stems from its surface is sculpted after the architecture of ancient regional temple pillars.
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