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Ancient Indian Temples

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  1. 1. Khajuraho Temple in Madhya Pradesh
  2. 2. Kandariya mahadev temple, Madhya Pradesh
  3. 3. Shore Temple, Mahaballipuram ,Tamilnadu built at the end of the 8thcentury by the Pallava king RajasimhaNarasimhavarman II.
  4. 4. Sun Temple, Konark. Konark is a combination of two words - Kona meanscorner and Arka means sun. Built in the 13th century AD by King Narasimha Deva
  5. 5. Sun Temple, Konark
  6. 6. Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal, Karnataka
  7. 7. Lakshmi Temple, Doddagaddavalli, Hassan District, Karnataka
  8. 8. Keshava Temple, Somnathpur, Karnataka
  9. 9. Durga Temple In Aihole, Karnataka
  10. 10. Lord Jagganath Temple, Puri, Orissa
  11. 11. Badami Cave Temples, Badami In Karnataka
  12. 12. Lingaraj Temple, Bhubaneshwar
  13. 13. Sri Ekambaranathar Temple, Kanchipuram, TamilNadu
  14. 14. Bhoganandeeshwara temple, Nandi hills, Chikkaballpur, Karnataka
  15. 15. Brihadeeswara Temple, Tamilnadu. The temple had its foundations laidout by the Tamil emperor Arulmozhivarman, popularly called RajarajaChola I,in 1002 CE , as the first of the great Tamil Chola buildingprojects. The temple was built by Rajaraja Chola, one of the greatestTamil emperors to grace the throne of the Chola empire
  16. 16. Somanth Temple, Gujarath. ShreeSomnath is first among the twelve AadiJyotirlings of India
  17. 17. Brahma Temple, Rajasthan.The temple is believed to be2000 years old. It has adistinct red pinnacle(shikhara) and a hamsa birdmotif. The temple sanctumsanctorum holds the centralimages of Brahma and hissecond consort Gayatri.
  18. 18. Baijnath Temple, Himachal Pradesh. It is famous for its 13th century templededicated to Siva as Vaidyanath, ‘the Lord of physicians’.
  19. 19. Palitana Temples, Gujarath. The main temple on top of the hill, is dedicated to 1st tirthankar lordAdinath . On the top the Shatrunjai Hill is a cluster of Jain temples, built by generations of Jainsover a period of 900 years, from the 11th century onwards.
  20. 20. he Harihareshwara Temple at Harihar in Karnataka state was built in c. 1223–1224 CE by Polalva, a commander and minister of the Hoysala Empire King ViraNarasimha II.
  21. 21. Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple inthe Khandwa district of MadhyaPradesh state in India. It is on anisland called Mandhata or Shivapuriin the Narmada river. It is one of the12 rivered Jyotirlinga shrines ofShiva.