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8th- Century Sculptures found near Chinnasalem

 

 

The Lagulesar and Kathir Pillaiyar sculptures that were found by a team of archaeologists from the Salem Historical Research Centre, in Pasubatheswarar temple at Varanjaram near Chinnasalem.

 

 

Pasubatham is one among the Shaivism-following group which existed in Tamil Nadu since Sangam period. This branch of Shaivism was started by Lagulesar, who came from Gujarat, and spread across India by disciples.

 

 

 

 

 

Source: New Indian Express, 13 May 2019, Chennai.