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Studies in the South Indian temple complex

T. V. Mahalingam

Studies in the South Indian temple complex

by T. V. Mahalingam

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Published by Kannada Research Institute, Karnatak University in Dharwar .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India, South.
    • Subjects:
    • Temples, Hindu -- India, South

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] T. V. Mahalingam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA6007.S6 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination89 p.
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5178437M
      LC Control Number74920326

      Nagara (in North India) Dravida (in South India) At times, the Vesara style of temples as an independent style created through the mixing of Nagara and Dravida orders. Sculptures, Iconography and Ornamentation. Iconography is a branch of art history which studies the images of deities.; It consists of identification of image based on certain symbols and mythology associated with them. This open access book discusses the impact of human-induced global climate change on the regional climate and monsoons of the Indian subcontinent, adjoining Indian Ocean and the Himalayas. It documents the regional climate change projections based on the climate models used in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) and climate change modeling studies using the IITM Earth System Model .

      ancient south Indian Hindu temples. Third, to add to the existing body ot knowledge in the field of study of ancient Hindu temples, in south India. Since there has been not much research regarding the quality of light in Hindu temples, this study may serve as a reference for architects and designers in order to. The contents of this book, which make up Volume 2 of two volumes on Indian Temple architecture, are based upon research carried out for her dissertation on temples built under the medieval Hoysala Dynasty of Karnataka. Volume 1 consists of five essays that give an introduction to the art and architecture of South Indian temples.

      The temple complex housed schools, hospitals and courts for general citizen and its spacious halls were used for the recitation of Mahabharat and Ramayana. Mainly found in the south Indian temples, Paper from Proceeding of the National Conference on Innovative Developments in Science, Technology & Management (NCIDSTM) Organized by.   The temple was previously located closer to the sea, but the magnetic properties of its stone caused shipwrecks. This, along with the dark colour of its stones, earned it the tile of 'The Black Pagoda'. An interesting study in contrast is the famous Jagannath Temple at Puri, also referred to as ‘The White Pagoda' due to its whitewashed walls.


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