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Traditional structure and change in an Orissan temple

Manamohan Mahapatra

Traditional structure and change in an Orissan temple

by Manamohan Mahapatra

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Published by Punthi Pustak in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bhubaneswar (India),
  • India,
  • Bhubaneswar.
    • Subjects:
    • Lingaraj Temple (Bhubaneswar, India),
    • Hinduism -- Social aspects -- India -- Bhubaneswar.,
    • Bhubaneswar (India) -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementManamohan Mahapatra.
      SeriesOrissan studies project ;, no. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1243.76.B482 L564 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 198, 16 p., [7] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3147469M
      LC Control Number82901617

      Hindu temple architecture reflects a synthesis of arts, the ideals of dharma, beliefs, values and the way of life cherished under Hinduism. The temple is a place for Tirtha —pilgrimage. All the cosmic elements that create and celebrate life in Hindu pantheon, are present in a Hindu temple—from fire to water. The book traces the entire years of temple building in India - starts with the mound temples, and goes through the rock temples, cave temples and then the elaborate temples. There are photos of Brihadeshvara temple of Thanjavur, Kailasanatha temple of Kanchipuram, Surya temple of Modhera, Kailasa temple of Ellora, Cirupaksha temple of 5/5(3).

      Taking into account many Orissan temple forms are based on fractal forms and geometrical appearance. The idea of fractals characterises substances that display various classification of : Partha Sarathi Mishra.   Temple of Bhitargaon: •This temple is the earliest and the most remarkable example of brick building and bears resemblance to the Buddhist temple of Bodhgaya. •The temple at Bhitaragaon stands at the centre of a fairly high plinth. •It is a tower-like .

      Migration & Diffusion - An international journal, Vol.6/Nr, , pages Early Indian Architecture and Art Subhash Kak Abstract: This article deals with architecture, temple design, and art in ancient India and also with continuity between Harappan and historical art and Size: 1MB. Parts of an Orissan Temple (East India) Because of their separate regional development, some parts of an East Indian temple have a different terminology than what is used elsewhere in India. For example, the part of the temple that contains the shrine is called a deul in Orissa, but a vimana everywhere else.


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Traditional structure and change in an Orissan temple by Manamohan Mahapatra Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mahapatra, Manamohan. Traditional structure and change in an Orissan temple. Calcutta: Punthi Pustak, The constructive peculiarities of Orissan temple is marked by uniqueness. The architects perceived the temple in the form of a human male figure or Purusha.

Like human physical divisions of leg, thigh, waist, chest, neck and head, the temple had similar shapes and structures. Curvilinear Tower or Rekha or Size: 54KB. Orissan Temple Architecture by N.K. Bose and V.K. Mathur. The book aims at studying the architectural aspect of the Orissan temples.

It gives a clear idea of the silpa shastra in general and Bhuvanapradipa, late medieval silpa-shastra text in particular, as important sources for the study of Orissan architecture. The author has arranged the material according to specific topics such as. From the Jacket The Silparatnakosa is a 7th century Orissan text composed by Sthapaka Niranjana Mahapatra, describing all the parts of the temple and the most important temple type of Orissa, such as the Manjusri and Khakara.

It also contains a section on sculpture (Prasadamurti) and an appendix on image-making (Pratimalaksana). Resources and responses in two Orissan villages: the influence of the new state capital, / H. Hindu monastic life: the monks and monasteries of Bhubaneswar / by David M. Miller and Dorothy C.

Wertz; Traditional structure and change in an Orissan temple / Manamohan Mahapatra. The typical Orissan temple proper is composed of two structures: the 'Deul' and the 'Jagamohana'.

The 'Deul' is the sanctum, containing the principal image of the temple and surmounted by a curvilinear spire. The Jagamohana is a porch for the congregation. It has a pyramidal roof composed of receding steps. The Orissan temple is remarkable for its plan and elevation.

The interior ground plan of the temple is square as a rule. Rarely, however the temple has star shaped layout (as noticed at Boudh) or circular plan (Ranipur-Jharial & Hirapur) to conform to the nature of rituals.

rathas (on plan) orpagas File Size: 40KB. An Orissan temple (deul) usually consists of a sanctum, one or several front porches (jagamohana) usually with pyramidal roofs, a dancing hall (nata mandir) and a hall of offerings (bhog mandir). The Lingaraj temple at Bhubaneswar boasts of a foot high deul while the Jagannath Temple at Puri is about feet high and it dominates the skyline of the town.

An Orissan temple (deul) usually consists of a sanctum, one or several front porches (jagamohana) usually with pyramidal roofs, a dancing hall (nata mandir) and a hall of offerings (bhog mandir).

The Lingaraj temple at Bhubaneswar boasts of a foot high deul while the Janannath Temple at Puri is about feet high and it dominates the. The Orissan temple is remarkable for its plan and elevation.

The interior ground plan of the temple is square as a rule. Rarely, however the temple has a star-shaped layout (as noticed at Boudh) or circular plan (Ranipur-Jharial & Hirapur) to conform to the nature of rituals. Orissan T emple Architecture and V astu Purusha Mandala for evolution process AB ST R ACT This pap er focuses on the study of the Orissan Hindu T emple in a di er ent : Partha Sarathi Mishra.

From the Jacket Bijay Kumar Rath (B. ) did his M. in History from the Berhampur University, Ganjam in He joined the Berhampur University, first as a University scholar and later as a UGC Fellow from to He joined the State Archaeology Department, Bhubaneswar, as a Curator in He has spearheaded the Listing work of unprotected monuments of Orissa with singular.

The Orissan Architecture and its Unity. Print; Niaranjan Patnaik and Chakrapani Pradhan [This article is reproduced from a book The Oriya Movement authored by two Bachelor of Arts, Niranjan Patnaik and Chakrapani Pradhan, and was published in the year Niranjan Patnaik (24 th Nov th Aug) was hardly twenty-three and Chakrapani Pradhan () thirty-four.

The book shows that there was tremendous progress in traditional temple styles as witnessed from Orissan temples ( A.D.). The temples of central India evolved from the northern Nagara type (6th cen.) to distinctive central India style (8th cen.).Authors: E Siva Reddy & N C Panda, K M Suresh.

Hindu Temple Art of Orissa, Volume II (Studies in South Asian Culture) Hardcover Donaldson's work is an invaluable source book that will provide the basis for all future studies of Orissan architecture and sculpture.' Walter Smith, The Journal of Asian : Thomas E.

Donaldson. It has 24 large wheels, 12 on each side, representing 12 months of a year. At meters, the Sun Temple was the highest than any temple in India. However, the tower was destroyed in an attack in Jagannath Temple, Puri (Wikimedia) The architecture of the Jagannath Temple follows the pattern of many Orissan temples of the ancient : Sonia Minz.

These pilasters are created of horizontal bar (Barandi) like designs and at every 3 or 4 or 5 such Barandias a Bhumi (level) is create. Often this demarcation is marked by Bhumi Amala (goose berry like structure corner stone).

And depending upon the height of the temple we come to see between five to ten such Bhumis. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features The Journal of Orissan History, Volume 9 records REFERENCES region Report river rulers Sahu Sambalpur Sarasvati Savaras settlement social society Somavamsi South Kosala Soviet temple trade traditional Tribal Administration Tributary Mahals.

Garvagriha is the part used for worshipping the deity and is also known as vimana or sanctum. Jagamohana is the next part to the Garbhagriha (which was not a distinctive part of temples in formative phase.

(like Bharateswar Temple, Satrughaneswar temple or Laxmaneswar Temple).File Size: KB. Traditional structure and change in an Orissan temple / Manamohan Mahapatra; The Transformation of a sacred town: Bhubaneswar, India / edited by Susan Seymour; Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, approximately / Henry Dixon.

This essay explores Oriya Hindu understandings of wellbeing and happiness from the perspective of women who live in the temple town of Bhubaneswar in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. These women tend to discount happiness, preferring instead by: 5.The temple plan includes all the traditional elements of a Hindu temple set on a square plan.

According to Kapila Vatsyayan, the ground plan, as well the layout of sculptures and reliefs, follow the square and circle geometry, forms found in Odisha temple design texts such as the Silpasarini. This mandala structure informs the plans of other Hindu temples in Odisha and ption: (8th Session).

Shore Temple, MahabalipuramThe Shore Temple is a five-storeyed structural Hindu temple rather than rock-cut as are the other monuments at the is the earliest important structural temple in Southern pyramidal structure is 60 ft high and sits on a 50 ft square is a small temple in front which was the original.