Temple Construction During The Vijayanagra Period

Temple Construction During The Vijayanagra Period

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This book entitled Text and traditions: Technical aspects of Temple construction during the Vijayangara period in Andhradesa’s consists of five chapters. Chapter I- Introduction. Chapter II the discusses the architectural features of vijayangara temples began with plan a brief description on the, elevation, Individual shirines, mandapas, gopuras, prakaras and rathas (stone Cars) of the vijayanagara period. Chapter III contains portrays information on Texts and Traditions: Techniques of temple construction during the vijayanagara perod is mentioned in the classical literature such as the Epics, Puranas Agamas and Silpa Sastras. The Agamas, incidentally deal with architectural subjects; their contributions to the silpa-sastra are, however, more extensive and valuable. Some of the Agamas deal with very technical matters, which are not met with in the Puranas. Moreover some Agamas to all intents and purposes are but architectural treatises. Chapter IV entitled techniques of temple construction: A case study of Madana Gopala Swamy Temple, Jetprolu, it is detailed on the location of the village historical background, architecture, on plan and elevation of the temple, techniques of the temple construction, right from selection of site till its completion. The last and penultimate chapter V is termed as conclusion. This chapter draws conclusions of the research scholar and recapitulates the entire study right from setting the agenda for research till fulfilling the objective of study through substantial data culled from the field survey, The chapter also highlights the major achievements of the study and it is for the first time that such a rare attempt is made on enquiring into the Silpa and agamatexts and testing with the actual traditions and techniques that the silpins followed.

Title Temple Construction During The Vijayanagra Period
ISBN 9788180903991
Pages 120, b/w ills. 29
Year 2017
Binding Hardcover
Size 28 cm
ISBN 10 8180903990
Weight 670
Publisher Bharatiya Kala Prakashan

Temple Construction During The Vijayanagra Period, Author: P.Subramani- Sthapathi & E.Sivanagi Reddy-Sthapathi, Category: Book, ISBN: 9788180903991, Condition: New."

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