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Temples of South India. by K. R. Srinivasan

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Published by National Book Trust in New Delhi .
Written in English

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SeriesIndia, the land and people
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Open LibraryOL14602862M

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The temple is the most significant of Indian architecture as it sums up and represents the subtle values of Indian culture. Elaboration of the temple structure followed the firm establishment of image worship and the accompanying development of the ritual, which took time to crystallize. The evolution of different architectural forms in north, south and other parts of India was a later development. Temples of South India South India is fortunate to have so many temples that are symbols of grandeur and intricate book takes the reader on a journey through most of the prominent temples in this region covering the history,the legend,and devotional and societal ed information,which will help tourists plan a comfortable visit with regard to mode of travel,accommodation,weather and attractions near the temples 4/5(1). In South India, various dynasties contributed to temple construction and embellishment. Most often, the antiquity of a temple and those who built it have been established with the help of numerous epigraphic inscriptions in the temples themselves.   Out of all the famous temples in south India, the Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati holds the achievement of being the most visited and recognized temple. Along with receiving millions of devotees every year, the temple also receives generous donations of human hair and money by the loyal worshipers of Lord : Pranav Gulati.

  The temple of Ramanatha Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This is one of the best temples in south India to visit in Rameshwaram. This is one of the ancient temples of south India that has its name in the south Indian temples history because it houses the biggest hallway in India. The central pillared hall, Ranga Mandapa, is the most ornate addition by Raja Krishnadevaraya. Virupaksha temple is a centre of marriages as well as the festivities of Virupaksha-Pampa in December. This South Indian Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 2. Meenakshi Temple, Madurai. The one which is a new wonder.   Mookambika Temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati in Kollur is one of the most visited temples in South India built on the Kodachadri hills of the western ghats. The temple offers a simplistic decor and it is believed to be built around years ago. When it comes to temples in South India, the state of Tamil Nadu dominates with its ancient towering Dravidian masterpieces that often have brightly painted sculptures on their gopuram (towers). These temples, which display some of India's greatest temple architecture, are the backbone of Tamil 's where to find the most magnificent South India : Sharell Cook.

  Temples of South India,K. R. Srinivasan,National Book Trust, India, New Delhi,கோவிலூர் ஆண்டவர் நூலகம். Since a better appreciation of Temple art requires an understanding of its vocabulary, these have been explained in the glossary. The book also guides the readers how to reach the destinations and facilities available. The author (V.V. Subba Reddy) deserves congratulations for this excellent work on South Indian by: 2. Are you looking Information on South India Travel? South India Travel Map showing beaches, hill stations, wildlife parks, Temples, places of tourist interest, hotels and Tourist Places in south india. Temples of South India New Delhi, National Book Trust, India; [chief stockists in India: India Book House, Bombay, ]. Series title: India, the land and people. Temples of South India. Rev. ed. New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India, Vanamamalai Pillai, N. The Setu and Rameswaram.