Indian Temple Architecture Essay

Indian Temple Architecture Essay

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Orissa’s Importance in Northern Style of Architecture

There are more temples now in Orissa than in the rest of Hindustan put together. In addition, the importance of temples of Orissa cannot be denied. Some of the temples being one of the best examples of Indian architecture from the 7th to the 13th century A.D. countless temples were built. The temples of Orissa display a regal splendor. An Orissan temple (deul) typically consists of a chamber, one or a number of front terrace (Jaga Mohana) usually with pyramidal roofs, a dancing hall (nata mandir) and a hall of offerings (bhog mandir). (more…)

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