Two stone statues stood on both side of the door

Two statues at the entrance
Shot in the city of Ubud, Bali
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There was a carved door of a temple. Beside the door, two statues of the deities which wore a clothes were standing. Their big eyes seemed to be watching evil not to enter the temple. They might be guardsmen of the temple.

I always wondered when I saw such guardians. The deities enshrined in any temple had a strong power. However, the guardians were placed at the entrance in most of the cases. I thought the deities could get rid of the evils by themselves.

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Nov 2012 ARCHITECTURE INDONESIA
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PHOTO DATA

No

6960

Shooting Date

Jun 2009

Posted On

November 5, 2012

Modified On

January 17, 2020

Place

Bali, Indonesia

Genre

Architectural Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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