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Alampur

In 2005, I visited the temple town of Alampur, located picturesquely on the banks of the Tungabhadra, and famous for its 8th century Chalukya temples. The site is a vast open-air museum of Chalukya architecture and sculpture. 2,984 more words

Chalukya

Durga in Indian Architecture

Every autumn, Bengalis in Kolkata and around the world immerse themselves in four days of prayers, rituals, and celebration centred around the worship of the Devi Durga in her Mahishamardhini form. 1,151 more words

Atpur

Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal: Treasure Troves of early Deccan Art and Architecture !

Mind you, this one is only for the architecturally and historically inclined ! You won’t find anything else here apart from a lot of beautifully carved rocks and temples. 2,590 more words

Travel

Narasimha at Aihole

This Narasimha at Aihole is from the Chalukya period. It seems different from the other Narasimhas seen elsewhere. 7 more words

Sculpture