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Indian temple traditions

Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao

Indian temple traditions

by Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao

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Published by Kalpatharu Research Academy in Bangalore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Temples, Hindu -- India,
    • Temples -- India

    • Edition Notes

      A project on Bharatiya-samskrti-sarvasva-kosha.

      Statementby S.K. Ramachandra Rao.
      SeriesKalpatharu Research Academy publication
      ContributionsKalpatharu Research Academy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1243.74 .R354 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination346 p. :
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL503300M
      LC Control Number98900383

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About The Book A Hindu temple, is a place of worship for followers of Hinduism. A characteristic of most temples is the presence of murtis (Statues) of the Hindu deity to whom the temple is dedicated.

They are usually dedicated to one primary deity, the presiding deity, and other deities associated with the main deity. However, some temples are dedicated to several deities, and. Indian temple traditions. Bangalore: Kalpatharu Research Academy, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao; Kalpatharu Research Academy.

Indian temples represent one of the great architectural traditions of the world. Built for Hindu, Buddhist and Jain worship, they are without parallel in the way that they combine direct sensuous appeal with a highly complex formal structure.

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Distinct cultures that are different from each other co-exist together in a single country. Indian tradition holds that a town or village without a temple is uninhabitable. The Mandir is not primarily considered a place for communal worship but the home of God, or the particular Deity. Temple activities thus revolve around the sacred image(s) installed upon the altar.

An appointed priest, or team of priests, normally perform the puja. The architecture of Hindu temples evolved over a period of more than 2, years and there is a great variety in this architecture.

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