A glance at lost Temples in India
Experience the ancient history of India
India is called a spiritual land where the wind with its every blow whispers something related to ones soul. This is the reason why people find themselves so curious to visit this land even for once in their lifetime. Each and every part of India have a different center of their devotion. Some of them are world known, while others are having the same greatness and vast rich history are lost and away from worlds’ eyes due to lack of enough limelight. Here we’ve tried our best to bind the characteristics of those temples and structures which still make the eyes wide open of anyone.
Cave Temples at Ajanta & Ellora- Rank amongst some of the most outstanding specimens of ancient Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad (Maharashtra) are the Indian architectural heritage, also listed in the Indian Wonders. Above the river Waghora these all 24 caves at Ajanta and 34 caves at Ellora are the Tourists from all parts of the world come here to soak in peace, beauty and adventure. sheer art that came out as a cut out of rock. These graffiti describes the Buddhism as a story from 200 BC to 650 AD. Only after the discovery in 1819 of a British Army officer John Smith these caves came into limelight.
Lord Gomateswara Monolith- the Lord Gomateshwara monolith is one of the popular tourist attractions in Karnataka and keeps a good rank among the largest and highest monolithic statues in the world. The site of the statue is surrounded by lovely hills and sprawling vegetation. From the top of the hill one can have a stunning view of the city. Situated on top of a hill and is engraved out of a single block of granite. Shravanabelagola is one of the most well known pilgrimage site for the people of the Jain community it was constructed in the 10th century AD.
Hampi (Karnataka): is a world Heritage centre declared by UNESCO strewn over a large area (about 9 square miles) and said to be having an epical importance since the age of Ramayana. But today, the ruins at Hampi offer to the tourist a big remembrance of the greatest land in the entire world. No wonder, if every path, every rock and every monument of Hampi reveals the same tale of beauty and glory. HAMPI later become the former capital of the famed largest Empire of VIJAYANAGARA (AD 1509 - 1529) in post-mogul India, measuring several states in it. The empire reigned supreme under Krishnadevaraya, the Emperor.
The Temples of Mahabalipuram: is another example of unmatched monolithic sculptures which unfolds the mystery of Grand Indian history. Located at 58 km. distance from the Chennai(South India), among the peers it is a superb and totally unforgettable destinations full of history and rich traditions. Without being worried about the weather, the travelers flock here from the every nook and corner of the globe. Survived even after the nature ire, it is one and only shore temple. It is a famous clump of seven pagodas (temples). The temples’ fascinating architecture at Mahabalipuram is inspired by the Pallava Art which was formed during 830 - 1100 AD.
The Temples of Khajuraho- formed by the Chandel Dynasty in 9th-10th AD there’s survived only the 20th of 85 temples in world’s chief attraction for the art of love, the Khajuraho village. Visitors are drawn in by the fantabulous sculptural artistic temples of Khajuraho, which is very elegant and multiform. Amidst the forest, situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India, these temples of entrancing village Khajuraho are the wonderful subject of utter execution and noble-minded expressions while a dedication to the womanhood. The creative skills of artist have beautifully captured in stone the multiple moods and facets of life. An unparallel gift of love to the world from India, the bewitching temples of Khajuraho, represents the expression of a highly matured civilization. One of the prominent & well known tourist hub for both foreign and Indian travelers in India.
Meherangarh Fort - Locally known as “Purana Killa” the fort at Mehran Garh is situated in the blue city Jodhpur, and describes that the past of Meherangarh is the largest fort in Rajasthan. Interesting fact is that before it India has no mention of any seizure. The unbeatable fortifications of the forts are 6 meters thick. Placed on a hill high 150 m and by a circular road from the city you can reach there. It is one of the largest and most glorious forts in India. Meherangarh fort has total 7 gates, and must need to be crossed to reach at the main complex.
The History of Meherangarh Fort is concerned with the Rao of Jodhpur, Jodha. In 15th AD who became the 15th Rathore ruler. Some of the walls of this giant fort are still holding the marks of cannon they had once received. And, today this brilliant Jodhpur fort is a living testimonial that recites the story and an emblem of Jodhpur's robust past.
together with this by a approximately
rectangular six-meter-high wall, in the manner of a fortified palace, the Sri
Meenakshi-SundareshwararTemple is one of India's largest temple, attracting up to 15,000 devotees a day, this extensive temple,
always undergoing renovation and repairs, is a place of intense spiritual
activity. A high wall ambiance the complex, and 12 looming goparums (pyramidal gateways) mark
the various entrances. Garish stucco gods, demons, beasts, and heroes smother
these towers in a writhing, fascinating mass of symbolism, vividly painted in a
riot of bright colors.
The Sun Temple at Konark
Surya - the Sun Temple is a wonderful illustration of ancient Orissan temple architecture. This temple was built in 1250 AD, during the reign of the Eastern Ganga King Narasimhadeva-I (1238-640 AD). It is one of the original places where Sun God was worshiped. even though few sections of the temple are now in wrecked, but still the characteristic and the sophistication of the temple is retained. Tabo
Every ancient temple of India reveals its history and artistic beauty of the temples takes up to the Indian historical period.
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