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THE INDIAN TEMPLE FORMS:IN KARNATA INSCRIPTIONS AND 
ARCHITECTURE
THE INDIAN TEMPLE FORMS:IN KARNATA INSCRIPTIONS AND ARCHITECTURE
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Two medieval temple inscriptions from Karnataka, taken together, refer to five specific types of Indian temples, which are also known from the contemporaneous Sanskrit manuals on architecture. The author, in the present monograph, for the first time interprets the correct purport of the inscriptions by examining the context implied, and, with the help of several Sanskrit texts on architecture as well as selected examples from the extant temples in Karnataka, illustrates his points and produces a bulk of fresh evidentiary material never utilized, their existence not even suspected earlier. The text, though highly technical by virtue of the nature of the subject, is nonetheless written in simpler and comprehensible language. The illustrations, some the content of text. After the introductory part, each temple type has been individually discussed at some length. The discussion covers the important formal features associated with each form, the later identified with the help of actual examples given of the form by Sanskrit writers on the other. The work thus is a useful contribution to the study of medieval Indian temple forms which had for over half a century engaged the attention of many scholars in India as well as in the West.

About The Author:

Born on 27th July 1927 in Porbandar, Saurashtra, and graduated in sciences from the University of Bombay in 1948; participated in archaeological explorations done by the Archaeological Research Society, Porbandar till 1954. Worked as curator at Junagadh and Jamnagar Museums and subsequently in the head office of the State Department of Archaeology, Governments of Saurashtra, Bombay and nest, Gujarat. Worked on loan service as Research Associate at the American Institute of Indian Studies, Varanasi from September 1966 till February 1973. Appointed as Research Professor of Indian Art and Architecture at the L. D. Institute of Indology, Ahmedabad .On loan service since March1974 at the American Institute of Indian Studies, Varanasi, as research Officer for continuing his work on an extensive project entitled the Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture

CONTENTS
Introductionv
Acknowledgementsvi
Text1
Conclusions39
Notes and Reference44
Sources51
List of Illustrations53
Index56

THE INDIAN TEMPLE FORMS:IN KARNATA INSCRIPTIONS AND ARCHITECTURE

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1977
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English
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11.4" x 8.7"
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117 (B & W Illus:15)
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Two medieval temple inscriptions from Karnataka, taken together, refer to five specific types of Indian temples, which are also known from the contemporaneous Sanskrit manuals on architecture. The author, in the present monograph, for the first time interprets the correct purport of the inscriptions by examining the context implied, and, with the help of several Sanskrit texts on architecture as well as selected examples from the extant temples in Karnataka, illustrates his points and produces a bulk of fresh evidentiary material never utilized, their existence not even suspected earlier. The text, though highly technical by virtue of the nature of the subject, is nonetheless written in simpler and comprehensible language. The illustrations, some the content of text. After the introductory part, each temple type has been individually discussed at some length. The discussion covers the important formal features associated with each form, the later identified with the help of actual examples given of the form by Sanskrit writers on the other. The work thus is a useful contribution to the study of medieval Indian temple forms which had for over half a century engaged the attention of many scholars in India as well as in the West.

About The Author:

Born on 27th July 1927 in Porbandar, Saurashtra, and graduated in sciences from the University of Bombay in 1948; participated in archaeological explorations done by the Archaeological Research Society, Porbandar till 1954. Worked as curator at Junagadh and Jamnagar Museums and subsequently in the head office of the State Department of Archaeology, Governments of Saurashtra, Bombay and nest, Gujarat. Worked on loan service as Research Associate at the American Institute of Indian Studies, Varanasi from September 1966 till February 1973. Appointed as Research Professor of Indian Art and Architecture at the L. D. Institute of Indology, Ahmedabad .On loan service since March1974 at the American Institute of Indian Studies, Varanasi, as research Officer for continuing his work on an extensive project entitled the Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture

CONTENTS
Introductionv
Acknowledgementsvi
Text1
Conclusions39
Notes and Reference44
Sources51
List of Illustrations53
Index56

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