We are living in a world were scientific inventions are powerful enough to demolish the whole world in minutes, even we have spaceships that can go to another planet but how it was in the ancient times were there was no such weapons and transport invented, how they would have fought and how they would have traveled? Answers to these questions lies in the stones as sculptures. Here is some of the samples from the hoysala temples.
Warriors are fighting in middle of the raining arrows
A Warrior is trying to stop the down pouring arrows with shield
Sword fight in the middle of pouring arrows
Swiftly taking an arrow with two fingers from the arrow holder
An elephant running fiercely in the battle field and attacking the ones on the way
An warrior trying to fight/tame an elephant