Category: Indian Architecture

A majestic torana, called Hindola Torana. Built in 10th century in Gyaraspur, Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh.

Source: –  @Chandrapida1 / Twitter. This is majestic torana now called Hindola Torana,originally built as Vishnu temple. Every part of the temple has collapsed save the torana.Built in 10th century in Gyaraspur,Vidisha,Madhya Pradesh. pic.twitter.com/FKVMrwvA9f...

Chausath Yogini Temple, Morena (MP) Built in 11th Century, has Inspired the Design of Indian Parliament

Source:- @mAbhinav_pandey / Twitter. This temple has inspired the design of our parliament.@TrueIndology @ReclaimTemples @ShefVaidya Chausath Yogini Temple, Morena (MP)Built in 11th century, the temple was the venue of providing education inastrology and mathematics...

Art historian E.B. Havells believed that the dome was already known to Indians in BCE. He Cites Bharhut Stupa as an Example

Source:- Subhash Kak / Twitter. A panel from Bharhut stupa depicting temple with arched gateway and hemispherical dome, 2nd century BCE. Art historian E.B. Havells believed that the dome was already known to Indians...