History of temples abroad and in India. by Damodar Singh

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Published by All India Gurdwara Schools Institution in New Delhi .

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  • Sikhs,
  • Temples,
  • Voyages and travels

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SeriesLok jiwan"s series,, no. 2
LC ClassificationsDS432.S5 S46
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL2148M
LC Control Numbersa 65003845

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History of Indian temples is deeply rooted in the ancient period and is widely influenced by the impact of religion in various regions. India, historically associated to have served the territory bound by the Hindu Kush and the Himalaya mountain ranges, is a country saturated with exquisite temples.

There are Hindu temples in all almost countries of the world, and contemporary India is bristling with beautiful temples, which hugely contribute to its cultural heritage. Inarguably the largest temple complex was inaugurated in New Delhi on the banks of river : Subhamoy Das.

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The legend goes that during war between India and Pakistan this temple situated on the border was on the target of the Pakistan army. It is believed that the Pakistan army tried to bombard this place but all their attempts failed. Neither the temple was destroyed nor did the army officials deployed here face any harm.

The Badami cave temples are a complex of temples located at Badami, a town in the Bagalkot District in the northern part of Karnataka, India. They are considered an example of Indian rock-cut architecture, especially Badami Chalukya : Souvik Ray.

Hindu temples are of different shapes and sizes — rectangular, octagonal, semicircular — with different types of domes and gates.

Temples in southern India have a different style than those in northern India. Although the architecture of Hindu temples is varied, they mainly have many things in : Subhamoy Das. In the same Times of India interview in which he defended the destruction of the Ayodhya mosque, he remarked that "Romila Thapar's book on Indian history is a Marxist attitude to history.

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descriptions of the prominent temples in India. They are in the first part of the book. Obviously, they are not merely an informative list of the various temples in India, but they are actually a garland of elevating hymns to the different deities, representing the Almighty Lord.

In the second part of the book, brief descriptions of the File Size: KB. This is a list of major Hindu temples in India, by state.

India has more than 2 million Hindu temples recorded during the census, whose number has substantially increased by now. It has many places where they worship their gods. Manasara, a text of South Indian origin, estimated to be in circulation by the 7th century AD, is a guidebook on South Indian temple design and construction.

Isanasivagurudeva paddhati is another Sanskrit text from the 9th century describing the art of temple building in India in south and central India. The book traces the entire years of temple building in India - starts with the mound temples, and goes through the rock temples, cave temples and then the elaborate temples.

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South India is a land of magnificent temples built in stone. Temples of the Chalukya, Hoysala and Vijayanagara period fills thousands of visitors with wonder, while those of Cholas and Pallavas make them awe-struck.

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The Mahakaleshwar or Mahakaal Temple is one of most famous Shiva temples in central India and one of twelve Jyotirlingas in d in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, the temple has Lord Shiva established in the form of Mahakaal, which is a fierce form of the deity and who is considered to be the destroyer of all evils.

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