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gopuram

In Indian architecture, a monumental gateway tower to a Hindu temple, usually highly decorative. See also: Gate

gopuram

In Hindu architecture, a tall monumental gateway.
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7) This open wooden hall, in front of the eastern gopura and sanctuary BY55, composed the final approach to the central sanctuary of the temple.
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These gopuras are in reality mandapas where the gods of the family of Shiva (parivara devata) are depicted.
Nevada (US), Feb 09 (ANI): "Very serious" damage has been caused to four gopuras (towered gateways found at the entrances to temples) of landmark Preah Vihear Shiva temple, according to a Cambodian Government communique.
The Bayon alone, in its pristine state, had some 6,250 of these challenging goddesses on the pillars and gopura that led to its sacred spaces, according to my calculations at the site.
The small Dashavatara panel on the ceiling beam of the gopura mandapam in Kandiyur Shiva temple in Alappuzha district has a similar form of Kalki but in standing posture.
Battalions of them, all clapping and singing, filling the stone courtyards and corridors to bursting, milled under the soaring, painted gopura, a pyramid of sacred sculpture rising over 30 metres high, typical of Tamil Nadu's older temples.
The final chapters present the procedures for the priest's private worship of giva; installation of the temple's gopura and pillared hall; and rules for a special monthly ritual.
The paintings are treated by subject alone and so, without visiting the site, it is difficult to understand the overall program within the four stories of the gopura, located in dimly lit and progressively smaller ascending chambers.
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A painting of the scene, where a pair of books figures prominently, is found in the Shankara Mutt, located near the eastern gopura of the Rameshwaram temple.
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