Despite the predominant white of the bitone colour palette, each aspect of the murtis have been accentuated with considerable skill and attention to detail on the part of the sculptor. The folds of His flowing dhoti and the delicate pleats of Her saree. The distinguishing curves of their respective torsos and the musculature of their limbs. The expression of their eyes, the shapes of their mouths. From underneath the studded crowns on their heads cascade tresses the gracious colour gold.
He is chaturbhujadhari, the one possessed of (‘dhari’) four (‘chatur’) arms (‘bhuja’). The disc and the conch are in His posterior hands; an anterior hand raised in blessing, the other holding a goad. She is dvibhujadhari (‘dvi’ is Sanskrt for two), one of which She raises in blessing and in the other She holds a lotus. Simple pedestals and thick-rimmed haloes complete the composition.
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