Sanchi Stupas… An engineering marvel.

Sanchi : on a hilltop at Sanchi Town in Raisen District of the state of Madhya Pradesh, India, Built in 3rd century BC by Maurya dynasty emperor Great Ashok, 36.5 meters in diameter and almost 16.5 meters hieght stands tall with all the glory of its past. It’s one of the best Buddhist monument with epitome of craftsmanship, art and architecture I have ever seen.
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Rendezvous with Stones…. Glory of Kailash Temple

Ellora Kailash Mandir : One of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World

The Ellora Caves (also called as Verul) are the epitome of beauty, science and architecture. Given the immense size of Ellora as whole, its unfathomable, how even one could think of attempting something so unimaginably huge and grand, but matter of fact is that our ancestor not only thought of it but also executed these and other awe inspiring marvellous and magnificent piece of architecture, brilliant and astonishingly exquisite, the magnitude of which leaves you spellbound.

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Mystical Bhuleshwar… a call again.

25-03-2016
Bhuleshwar Shiva Temple, Yavat, Pune… a place that keeps on calling again and again and awakening the inner soul.
An 13th century ancient Bhuleshwar temple of lord Shiva is as mystical and mysterious as he is himself. Originally built around 8th century, reconstructed again in 1230 AD during Yadava’s Dynasty.

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Gondeshwar Shiva Temple… an architectural marvel.

The Gondeshwar Temple is in the Hemadpanthi style of architecture, which was popularized by Hemadri Pandit, also known as Hemadpant, a minister during the Yadav Dynasty. The most striking feature of the construction was the use of locally available black stone and lime, glorifying the local craftsmanship.The degree of skill that went into making the carved panels and the entire design of the temple is awesome.

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