Architecture of India

Temple Architecture of India

The Hindu temples fall into three basic categories depending on their architecture. Hence, Temple Architecture of India includes: B. Cave Temples: Cave Temples form the earliest form of surviving temples in India. B. Rock Cut Temples: These followed Cave temples. C. Structural (Free Standing) Temples Prominent types included Nagara, Dravida, Vesara Latest and most easily visible form …

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Buddhist Architecture of India

The earliest Buddhist monuments in India are attributable to Asoka (273-232 A.D) who exerted his energies and resources of his empire for propagation of Buddhism.  Three main types of structures are associated with buddhist architecture in India, they are: Stupas Viharas Chaityas Apart from these building, Pillars (Stamba) also form an integral element of buddhist design …

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