Date: 19th century
Description: Devimahatmya; From bottom to top: Row 1 (from right): Devi emerges from the flames and receives the weapons from Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma, Indra, Agni, Surya, Chandra. Row 2 (from left): Chandika on her lion. Mahisha and his followers; Devi combats and defeats Mahisha’s general; Row 3 (from right): Devi in combat; the news of the general’s defeat is given to Mahishasura.
Location: Tamil Nadu Temple;Brihadishvara Temple complex;Thanjavur
Positioning: Brihannayaki shrine, mandapa ceiling, central aisle (from S. to N)