Vastu-shastra (5): Temple Architecture

by D. N. Shukla | 1960 | 69,139 words | ISBN-10: 8121506115 | ISBN-13: 9788121506113

Summary: This book deals with Vastu-Shastra (Indian architecture), the fifth part: Temple architecture, along with an outline history of Hindu Temple (the place of worship). This part deals with the religious buildings in India usually involving a shrine, temple, chapel, monastery, pavilion or a shed. Special consideration will be given to the evolution of (Hindu) temple architecture together with its planning and the accessory buildings such as Mandapas, Jagatis, Prakaras etc. etc.

Source 1: exoticindiaart.com
Source 2: archive.org

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