Sunday, 9 December 2012

durga temple-karnataka

 Durga temple - Aihole Kannada
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About Durga temple

Durga temple Aihole Kannada is in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka. It is apsidal in plan, along the lines of a Buddhist chaitya, a high moulded adisthana and a tower - curvilinear shikhara. A pillared corridor runs around the temple, enveloping the shrine, the mukhamandapa and the sabhamandapa. All through the temple, there are beautiful carvings. The temple appears to be of the late 7th or early 8th century.
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