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Ajitanatha

The second image of the group is popularly known as Ajitanatha in view of the tact that its symbol, the elephant, found expression below the pedestal. He is sitting in meditative posture (Yogasana) prominently displaying the cut marks in the body. He measures 3' =8" X 2' = 7". The right palm of the figure is placed on the left which touches both the legs arranged in padmasana posture. The image is flanked by two Chauri bearers near the pedestal and flying Gandharvas with garlands in hands at the top. The trilinear umbrella is held over the head and over the umbrella his keval vriksha is visible, His hair is also arranged in curls. Sitting images of Ajitanatha are rarely found in any other parts of the country. Here the artist followed the tenets of textual description.