Indias Five Famous Temples

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There are lot of Temples in India in which five are famous, they are Konark Sun temple, Somnath temple, Tanjavur temple, Sanchi stupas and Golden temple

Let's take a look at some of the exuberant temples of India

The most outstanding wonder of Orissa craftsmanship is the stately Sun Temple of Konark which was constructed in AD 1250. The temple was built with the expectation to worship the visualization of Sun-the benefactor god of the spot.

The Konark Sun Temple

The flawless Sun temple is a living landmark of Orissa's great past. It's viewed as the top of craftsmanship and building design in the aged Kalinga period. The whole temple in Konark was planned in the type of a colossal chariot drawn by 7 vivacious stallions on twelve sets of wonderfully cut wheels. The sanctum symbolises the great parade of the Sun god and stamps the pinnacle of the state's structural style

Thanjavur Temple

The storehouse of South India, Thanjavur temple was the regal city of the Nayaks, Cholas and the Mahrattas. This temple is reputed to be one of the engineering wonders of the world . Known for its lovely handiworks, bronzes and south Indian musical instruments, Thanjavur is likewise really popular for its dissimilar craftsmanship style.

Somnath Temple

The Somnath temple in Gujarat is kept in imperative respect all through India. This temple is thought about to be one of the first of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.

Sanchi Stupas

Sanchi Stupas pull in and summon folks from everywhere globe. Sanchi is a spot for stupas and columns. This spot is known to be one of the finest examples of early traditional delineation-the passages are gently cut and bears visualizations from the Life of Lord Buddha and Ruler Asoka. The representations cut on the columns and the Stupas tell helping stories from the essence of Lord Buddha

Golden Temple

The Golden Temple found in Amritsar has an interesting offer. The lovers need to step down to give their praise unlike different temples where the fans need to scale to accord their devoting. The construction modeling of this temple is thought about as the encapsulation of skill and inventiveness. It additionally acts for a novel concordance between the Muslims and Hindus.

Source: The Times of India News.


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author avatar Denise O
1st Nov 2012 (#)

Oh they are just lovely. Great information and love the presentation. Well done my friend. As always, thank you for sharing.:)

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2nd Nov 2012 (#)

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author avatar Retired
7th Jan 2013 (#)

this is wonderful tourist information

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7th Jan 2013 (#)

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