Krishnapuram-Pallikkal Buddhas 047

Buddha at Bharanikavu Pallykal, Katanam near Kayamkulam. It was also recovered from a pond behind the current Hindu temple in early 20th century. Till then it was used as a washing stone and foot cleaning stone in the temple pond. See the close similarity in chiseling style and lotus posture with Mavelikara, Karumady and Pattanam idols. Pallykal Buddha is dated to 7th century by experts.

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