Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa is an example of Indian rock-reduce structure dating from the past due seventh century, of the Pallava dynasty. It is a rock-cut cave temple placed on a hill, near a lighthouse, along with other caves in Mahabalipuram. It is the one of the best testimonials of historic Vishwakarma Sthapathis. Mahabalipuram, additionally popularly called Mahabalipuram, is a small village to the south of Chennai, inside the country of Tamil Nadu, India.
The temple is part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed in 1984. This Cave Temple has many exciting architectural capabilities of which three exquisitely carved reliefs at the cave walls of 3 sanctums are outstanding. One is of Vishnu reclining at the seven hooded serpent, Adisesha, every other of Durga, the main deity of the cave temple slaying the buffalo headed demon Mahishasura, and the 0.33 sanctum additionally has a sculpture of Vishnu. The cave additionally depicts many scenes from the Puranas.