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Bengal temples

actes du colloque international organisé par le New Europe College en collaboration avec la Ludwig Boltzman Gesellschaft, Bucarest, 27-28 septembre 2001

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        StatementMunshiram Manoharlal Publishers
        PublishersMunshiram Manoharlal Publishers
        LC Classifications1975
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        Paginationxvi, 108 p. :
        Number of Pages99
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Hangseshwari Temple is quite popular for its unique structure which is one of the major attractions amongst the tourists. While clay bricks and terracotta were the most widely used materials, stone was used from mines in the. Reciprocating this, the building steps down towards the street form a gallery for the onlookers to sit, who gather at the street-side during Bengal temples event. It is another well known Kali temple in West Bengal and is visited by locals and tourists both.

The most elaborate pinnacled style is the twenty-five-spired pancha-vimsati-ratna temple which was patronized by the powerful zamindars of Bardhaman who built three such massive and elaborate temples at the royal centre at Kalna. "No matter how much we claim to be secular, it doesn't bode well to see the government pampering a particular community.

Hindu Temple Architecture in Bengal: A Glimpse into the Past

Hence architects and artisans who were always dependant on these local patronage found themselves without work and were forced to turn to other craft such as wood or scroll painting or to give up work altogether. One of the earliest and most impressive examples of the Bangla style is Jor-Bangla Keshtaraya temple, built in Bishnupur in the 17th century.

This temple is west facing. Hence from the above designs rekha deul continues to be built in large numbers. Stone had to be imported to most ofBengal temples clay for bricks is plentiful. Going back to history a Shivalingam was discovered on the spot and the temple of Tarakeshwar was built by Raja Bharamalla dating back to 18th century. Nirvana India Enterprise is an open culture organisation dedicated to promote information through online medium on Indian culture, Temples in india, Travel and holidays in India, providing exclusive and unique handicrafts of India through our online shopping mart, relegious products, travelogues.

In the villages and small towns, Bengal temples is full of struggle and strife and they need an anchor, somethingto hold on to. These porches are themselves in bangla, chala, or dalan styles.

Hindu Temple Architecture in Bengal: A Glimpse into the Past

There are other deities installed inside the temple like lord Ganesh, Jai Parshwanath and goddess Durga. Hence this way the different epics of Puranas were recited by storytellers at village gatherings and undoubtedly influenced terracotta artists of that time. 12 Dugdheshwar Shiva Temple at Amaragarh near Bardhaman in West Bengal 13 Ekteswara Temple at Ekteswara near Bankura in West Bengal: Bengal temples Shiva temple that looks like a massive solid pillar near the river Dwarkeshwar.

Rivalry between them eventually resulted in the ascendancy of the British, with the only serious indigenous resistance coming Bengal temples the tutelary kingdom of Murshidabad, led by the young Siraj-ud-Daula. 14 Hanseswari Temple at Bansberia near Calcutta in West Bengal: Dates back to the 19th century with ornate arches.