Friday, December 6, 2019

Atiranachanda Mandapam

Although the somewhat peripheral Atiranachanda Mandapam is overshadowed by many other famous stone cut temples of Mahabalipuram, it has several qualities making this rock-cut...

Dương Long towers

The tallest historical Hindu temple in Vietnam, built by the people belonging to Cham culture in the 12th century. Towers are located on the...

Dwarkadhish temple

One of the main Krishna temples existing, according to legend, since around 400 BC. The current temple was built in the 16th century. It...

Varaha Cave Temple

Mahabalipuram (ancient name – Mamallapuram) was flourishing port city of Pallava dynasty during the 7th – 9th centuries. In many respects, Mamallapuram was the...

Airavatesvara Temple

Beautiful temple from the 12th century - although comparatively small but contains exquisite, sophisticated sculptures. Location, GPS coordinates: 10.9484 N 79.3565 E Categories: Religious architecture, Hindu shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Po Nagar

Ornate Hindu temple built by Cham people before 781 AD. Main tower is some 25 m high. Site of legends about the goddess of...

Buddhist temple of Aragada Hill

Northern slope of Aragada Hill is rich with Buddhist remnants - in fact hills in vicinities are honeycombed with caves of Buddhist arcetics. Aragada...

Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram

One of holiest Shiva temples, representing akasha - aether. Ancient temple, it is known that it has been renovated in the 5th century and...

Khajuraho Temple City

Group of very ornate Hindu and Jain temples built in 950 - 1150 AD. Originally 80 temples, now remain 25 spread over an area...

Ravana Phadi, Aihole

Aihole - the ancient capital of Chalukya dynasty - contains more than 125 temples and many among these temples are cut in the rock....