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Temple Architecture of India

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Item Code: AZE693
Author: N. C. Panda, E. Sivanagi Reddy
Publisher: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2019
ISBN: 9788180903755
Pages: 468 (Throughout B/w Ilustrations)
Other Details 11.00x9.00
Weight 1.51 kg
Book Description
About the Book
The present book titled 'Temple Architecture of India' introducing the people with the great Indian treasure and tradition of temples. It is a unique contribution to the series of books written on Indian temples and the history of their architecture in peninsular India. This book covers almost all the ancient temples from Ancient to Medieval.

The book first Chapter study of the early beginning of the rock-cut architecture which includes the earliest surviving structures called Buddhist Stupas. The second chapter of the book deals with the study of the temples of the Gupta period (A.D. 350 to 650). The third chapter the temples of the Chalukyan period that were built at Aihole, Badami and Pattadakal in the Bijapur district of Karnataka have been mentioned. The Chalukya dynasty began in the mid fifth century A.D. The capital of Aihole, Badami and Pattadakal saw the construction of a fabulous series of monuments. The fourth chapter Chalukyan temples built on the northern Andhra style. They include the Alampur, Arka-Brahma temple, Vira-Brahma temple, Bala-Brahma temple, Svarga-Brahma temple and Padma-Brahma temple.

The fifth chapter Pallava temples located in southern India where the Pallava dynasty ruled during early fourth to the late ninth century. The sixth chapter draws our attention towards the Hoysala temples cer on Mysore in the state of Ke Ma Hoysala was between the el th and early fourteenth ce The seventh chapter throws light on the Chola and the Pandyan temples.

The eighth chapter dwells on the temples of Hampi Vijayanagara and Madurai. It was kingdoms of southern India. The ninth chapter is focused on the study of the Kakatiya temple Andhra. Ganapatideva (1190-1262). Complete idea Kakatiya temple may had from Ramappa Palampet. The tenth chapter temple located at village Leepakshi in Anantapur district Andhra Pradesh 1538 A.D. eleven describes the temples Kerala which have assimilated many elements from Dravida style. Hindu deities like Vishnu, Rama, Parasurama, Krishna and Bhagawati. The twelfth chapter beautiful contribution on study the temples Orissa the great century the former temple Khajuraho, Gayaraspur, Telikamandir, Naresara, Batesara.

The fourteen chapter Western India, Osian temple and temples Mount Abu, Fifteen chapter Himachal Pradesh wooden temple and stone temple. this A.D. sixteenth chapter stone temples, the Shyama. Raya temple Bishnupur, the eighteen chapter Bodhgaya, Buddhist temples 2nd century.

The history nation is the source strength its people. All the ancient nations world have inherited the lifestyle of their ancestors. The culture Aryavarta India modern context is as old as human civilization itself India glorious past. Perhaps people in history been truthful the ancient Aryans, what they have left record has taken seriously and not the superstitious delusions an unscientific innate truthfulness has been the characteristic feature of Indian history and culture Deriving strength from past, fourth century the history India the dawn an epoch which eventually developed what has been generally as time India's greatest intellectual awakening. Several forces operating the time contributed produce this summit attainment. first place, large they came under the stabilized rule the strong and cultured dynasty of The personal patronage and scholarly encouragement these rulers created atmosphere favorable revival all forms human activity, spiritual and material. Secondly, owing the fact that the Guptas believed in spirituality, great stimulation was to Hinduism or eternal Vedic Dharma, the innate faith people, that mainly of mind. The Sanatana Vedic Dharma is unique contribution ancient sages and seers. the Dharmas Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism Sikkhism have emanated from the Vedas. The philosophy Hinduism is the touchstone for lifestyle. There philosophy the world that stands strength Hinduism. not when people world will have liberty to their own lifestyles. The is progressing fast man's pursuit for internal liberty going provide expansion different Dharmas and lifestyles and people will have choice live. product which have qualitative status survive the market the rest the unqualitative roducts loose market. There no other Dharma stress desire teaches concept of Moksha liberation. have taught the sublime to live.

Thus, the unification of the state under one authority Gupta dynasty engendered national spirit give birth to ideals which transformed every phase thought and every off Among effects of fortuitous synchronization circumstances was produced arts the age, and notably architecture. the of building. progressive movements of fundamental significance are discernible, one relating its the tic character, the other to structural procedure. was when such ormative state there emerged earliest known conception the Hindu house 'i.e., temple, and with the appearance this type of building, architecture composed masonry made its beginning.

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