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 In fact, the Vaav is solely dedicated to Vishnu. One can find Vishnu in different shapes and postures. Most of them present Vishnu in his ten different avatars. After Vishnu, the next important statue is of Parvati. Nearly 15 galleries have the sculptures of Parvati. 12 statues of goddess Gauri together at the same place are rarely found anywhere. The Sun temple of Modhera has it. This Vaav also has all the twelve statues of Gauri namely – Uma, Parvati, Gauri, Lalita, Shriya, Krushna, Maheshwari, Rambha, Savitri, Trisanda, Total and Tripura.

1. Name the twelve different statues of Gauri in the Vaav.

2. To which god is the Vaav dedicated?

3. How do the sculptures present Vishnu?

4. How many galleries have the sculptures of Parvati?

5. Besides Rani ki Vaav, where can you see 12 statues of Goddess Gauri?

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1. There are twelve statues of Gauri _ namely – Uma, Parvati, Gauri, Lalita, Shriya, Krushna, Maheshwari, Rambha, Savitri, Trisanda, Total and Tripura.

2. The Vaav is dedicated to Vishnu.

3. The sculptures present Vishnu in his ten different avatars, in different shapes and postures.

4. Nearly 15 galleries have the sculptures of Parvati.

5. Besides Rani ki Vaav, we can see 12 statues of Goddess Gauri in the Sun Temple at Modhera.

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