The lingam is dedicated to Shiva, we can see it inside the temples, here it is outside, a little bit like in Petra we can see outside autels on top of some hills. Was it the first religious place in hampi?
In this cave, used as a temple since centuries, and far from the village, I have been surprised to see that some rituals are still practiced...here in front pf theese curved wall of the cave, a terracota representation and some ghee lamps.
She looks sweet and she is. She works in Hampi and introduces you to a pictures exhibition in this ancient building. I suppose not so many people are interested because she went to me and proposed me to visit..