Sengamedu is in Perambalur District, Udaiyarpalayam Taluk, at a distance of 2 km.in kumbakonam - Sathiyathoppu road. When Rajendra Chola I, went upto Ganga. He was victrious and return through Kalinganadu and as a war trophy he brought Kalinga sculptures and placed in Gangaikonda Cholapuram. They belongs to 10th century A.D.

Durga, Kali, Bhairavar and such like scultures are found. The Bhairava image with skull Garland upto the edge, male and female figures nude with four hands and Bhairava Bhairavi, Yogeswari, Yogini also available at Sengamedu. These will be very useful to understand Kalinga art.
The northern part of the present Orissa state used to be called Kalinga in the ancient times. Sculptures of Durga, Kali, Bhairavar and Bhairavi found here were brought by Rajendra Chola I (11th century CE) from the Kalinga country as a mark of his victory.

These sculptures of red sand stone are excellent examples of the Kalinga art.

Location : 5 km from Gangaikondacholapuram.

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