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Southern Torana with Stupa, Sanchi - An inscription on the southern gate says that the Toranas were carved by ivory carvers of Vidisha. There are four such carved gateways in four cardinal directions, depicting life scenes of Buddha and Jataka stories. These toranas (gateways) became so popular outside the country that it would be interesting to note that in Japan ornamental gateways are still known as 'tors'.

Southern Torana with Stupa, Sanchi - An inscription on the southern gate says that the Toranas were carved by ivory carvers of Vidisha. There are four such carved gateways in four cardinal directions, depicting life scenes of Buddha and Jataka stories. These toranas (gateways) became so popular outside the country that it would be interesting to note that in Japan ornamental gateways are still known as 'tors'.