Temple architecture

Temple architecture Temple Architecture The process of temple construction started from the Mauryan period but later it was improved and the Gupta period is seen to be equipped with the characteristics of temples. Apart from the structural temples, there was …

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Chola architecture

Tags:  History of ancient india General Studies-I culture protection Rock cut architecture Main exam Salient features of Indian society The Chola rulers used stones and rocks in place of bricks under the Dravidian style to build such temples, which were …

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Pallavan Architecture

Tags:  General Studies-I History of ancient india Rock cut architecture Indian Architecture The styles of development of Pallava art can be seen in Mahendra style (610–640 AD), Mamall style (640–674 AD) and Raj Singh style (674–800 AD) respectively. Construction of …

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Rashtrakuta architecture

Tags:  General Studies-I culture History of ancient india Rock cut architecture In the Rashtrakuta architecture, the Ellora caves near Aurangabad, Maharashtra and the island site Elephanta near Mumbai are important. The finest examples of ‘rock cut architecture’ are the Ellora …

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Ancient indian literature

Tags:  General Studies-I Indian literature History of ancient india culture Vedang, Sutras and Smriti Literature Vedangas were composed to understand the Vedas correctly. The total number of them is six – education, kalpa, grammar, nirukta, verses and astrology. These are all written …

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