Browsing: Hindu Temples of India

A Temple (Mandir)is a structure which houses the Gods in Hinduism. A characteristic of most temples is the presence of murtis (idols) of the Hindu deity to whom the temple is dedicated. They are usually dedicated to one primary deity, the presiding deity though there are temples dedicated to several deities.

Chalukya Art Amruteshwara-Temple-Annigeri

Annigeri is a town in Navalgund taluk of Dharwad district in the state of Karnataka. The Amruteshwar Temple dates back to 1050 CE and was the primary temple made of soapstone. The temple presents good example of the Kalyani Chalukyas style of construction and Dravida articulation.

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