gopuram


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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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area before the Chitra Gopuram, the Chitra Gopuram and the inner
The Arunachaleshvara temple in Tiruvannamalai, for instance, is not a single temple, but a large complex, almost a campus of sorts, characterized by an enclosed precinct with prakaras (concentric rectangular stone walls) and gopurams (sacred gateways) (figure 8).
However, about 100 monkeys residing inside the 136- feet, seven- storied Gopuram are feared killed.
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Built by Rajaraja Chola I more than 1,000 years ago, it is evident that constructing the temple was a mammoth exercise, and is arguably the greatest temple complex with the most imposing gopuram in the South.
Passing through a three-tiered gopuram (entrance tower) that has recently been painted, one enters the temple.
Tenders are invited for removal of silt in pond at nandanavanam park opposite to shivaji gopuram
Many of the granite/bronze idols/utsavamurthis of the Temple have been designed by well known temple architect/sculptor Ganapathy Sthapathy of Tamil Nadu (India); some of the bronze utsavamurthis were designed by Muthiah Sthapathy; while ornamental designs of the sanctum and the vimana gopuram were executed according to the Hindu Agama-sastras by the artisans from India.
Tenders are invited for hire charges for providing temporary three gopuram type gold color fiber stage for aswyuja kalyanostavams 2015 at main temple of s.
Nevada (US), Dec 28 (ANI): Institute for Vedic Culture named Gopuram has reportedly been launched in Slovenia to conserve the Vedic heritage and spread it in Slovenia and other countries.
Tenders are invited for reconstruction of shivaji raja gopuram.
It is credited with having 242 idols on its gopuram (gateway).