Wednesday, 12 December 2012

PATTADAKAL TEMPLE-KARNATAKA

Pattadakal Temple - Karnataka
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About Pattadakal Temple

Pattadakal,situated in Karnataka,under the Chalukya Dynasty,achieved a harmonious blend of architectural forms from the north and south of India. There is an impressive series of nine Hindu temples,as well as a Jain sanctuary. The sculptural art of the early Chalukyas is characterised by grace and delicate details. The narrative reliefs illustrate various episodes from the great Hindu epics - Ramayana and Mahabharata,from the holy book - Bhagavata and tales of Panchatantra.

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