DMPQ: Discuss the features of Nagara style of architecture( history)

 

  • The temples of Nagara style were built on rectangular based platform.
  • The main structure which housed the chief god and chief goddess was known as Garbagriha.
  • The inner walls of garbagriha were plain without any carvings
  • The image of the deities were placed on peetha.
  • Outer walls were decorated by carving different designs and images.
  • The upper portion of the walls of garbagriha carved gently inwards. This is known as shikhar.
  • The round design was made on the rood. It is known as amalak. It signifies the Sudarshan chakra of Vishnu.
  • Kalash is also integral part. Kalash was supposed to collect nectar and cosmic energy.
  • Flag symbolised the sovereignity of temple identity.
  • Images of door keepers were placed near the gate of Garbagriha.
  • A pillared verandah known as andrala was build in front of Garbagriha. It connected garbagriha with another structure known as Mandapa. Mandapa was used for gathering of devotees
KPSC Notes brings Prelims and Mains programs for KPSC Prelims and KPSC Mains Exam preparation. Various Programs initiated by KPSC Notes are as follows:- For any doubt, Just leave us a Chat or Fill us a querry––

Hope we have satisfied your need for KPSC Prelims and Mains Preparation

Kindly review us to serve even better


KPSC Mains Test Series 2020

20 Quality mock tests and GS Mains Notes

Mains Test Series and Notes

Mains Printed Notes (With COD)


KPSC Prelims Test Series 2020

24 Quality mock tests and GS Prelims Notes

Prelims Test Series and Notes

Prelims Printed Notes (With COD)

Subscribe to KPSC Notes

Never Miss any KPSC important update!

Join 1,971 other subscribers

error: Content is protected !!