Indian Architecture: Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain
Prakash Books, 2006 - Architecture - 235 pages
Deals with the evolution of divergent architectural styles in the long tradition of Hindu, Budddhist and Jain temples. This book aims at presenting information on various architectural styles such as rock cut, Dravidian, Ntjgnni - the architectural history of the country beginning with Harappan in pre-Chritian era, upto the 15th and 16th century.
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HINDU BUDDHIST AND JAIN
The Early Buddhist Phase
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ahove Aihole amalaka appear architectural scheme ardha-mandapa Badami Bhumija Brahmanical Buddha Buddhist built candrasala capital carved cave ceiling central centre century Chaitya Chaitya-gavaksha Chalukyan Chola columns containing decoration deities Delhi depicting deul dome doorway Dravidian Early Western Chalukyas elegant elephants Ellora enclosure entrance excavations exquisitely exterior figures garhhagriha gavaksha ghatapallava gigantic gopura grand Gupta hall horizontal Hoysala India Indian architecture interior jagamohan Jain Kailasa Kailasanatha Kanchipuram Khajuraho kirtimukha Krishna kudu lion magnificent Mamallapuram mandapa massive miniature motifs mouldings mukhamandapa Nagara Nataraja niches northern Orissan ornamental Pallava panels Pattadakal pidha pilasters pillars plinth post-Gupta pradakshinapath Pratihara projections prominent Rajasthan Ratha remarkable river goddesses rock-cut roof rulers Sanchi sanctuary sanctum sculptural sculptural embellishment sculptural reliefs shikhara Shiva shrine sides Solanki Somnathpura splendid splendour square stands stone storey structural temple stupa style superstructure temple architecture torana tower urusringas vihara Vijayanagara vimana Virupaksha Vishnu wall Western Chalukyas