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Varaha Cave

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Varaha Cave Temple100 M Walk To The Left Of Ganesha Ratha, We Get To See This Rock Cut Architectural Beauty With Carvings Of Lord Vishnu In The Incarnated Form Of A Varaha Or Boat Lifting Bhudevi, The Mother Earth Goddess From The Sea And Gajalakshmi Panel Is On Rear Wall Which Represents Lakshmi, The Goddess Of Prosperity “ Temple Has An Arcade Hall With A Shrine Cut Into A Back Wall, The Shrine Is Projecting Into The Hall, The Facade Is Marked By A Moulded Base, A Stepped Entrance With Balustrade And A Pair Of Pillars With Vyala Base Typical Of An Narasimhavarman Style” - AsiIt's A Small Temple But It's Filled With Architecture And Lighting Are Low To Take The Photos With All The Details.Timings - 6 Am To 6 Pm No Entrance Fee Or Camera Fee
Panchami Bekal
Caves and Mandapams: there are various mandapams or halls all through the monument complex. Some of them are Krishna mandapam (the largest cave), Varaha mandapam, Ramanuja mandapam. And several caves like Mahishasura Mardini cave temple and the tiger cave( this is situated several KMs outside the Mahabalipuram monument complex).