Secular in character - The sculptors worked for Brahmanical, Buddhist
and Jain faiths alike.
Use of spotted red
(some times buff) coloured sandstone.
Black clay terracottas
is the special speciality of the School.
Continuance of early art forms of Central India (Particulary of Bharhut).
Fusion of the primitive
Yaksha cult with pantheon of other sects.
Replacement of symbols
by anthropomorphic form.
Foreign elements blended
with indigenous motifs.
Introduction of portrait.
Tutelary deities representing
the popular phase of religion given important place.
Exposition of feminine
beauty with great delicacy and charm.
Free guided tours on
fixed hours and also on fixing a schedule.
10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.
Week end holiday - Monday Galleries are also closed on Sunday followed
by Second Saturday of the month and on gazetted holidays