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Sunday, April 6, 2008
Name- Lotus Temple
Constructed by- Bahaull’ah
Year of construction- 1986
Speciality- Lotus shape.
Night view of Lotus Temple
Constructed by-BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha
Year of construction-2005
Speciality-The sprawling Rs.200-crore pink sandstone cultural complex spread over 100 acres showcases the grandeur of Indian history, art, culture and values.
Constructed by- Guru Arjan Sahib, the Fifth Nanak
Year of Construction- 1577
Speciality-Hindu and Moslem artistic styles,a small lake in the midst of a quiet forest, the site has been a meditation retreat for wandering mendicants.
Name-Konark (The Sun) Temple
Constructed by- King Narasimhadeo
Year of Construction- (AD 1238-64)
Speciality-The main temple is embellished with intricate carvings both on the inside and outside.
Name- Khajoraho Temple
Constructed by- During the reign of Chandel Empire.
Year of Construction- constructed between 950 and 1050 A.
Speciality-represent the expression of a highly matured civilization.
Name- Vrindavan Temple
Constructed by- built by Hdg AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, The Founder-Acharya Of The Internatinal Society For Krishna Conscioussness! in a large garden called Nidhiban
Year of Construction- Ancient
Speciality-Vrindavan is synonymous with the innocent mirth and child like playfulness of Shri Krishna.
Name- Meenakshi Temple
Constructed by-The Pandyan king,Kulasekhara had built a gorgeous temple
Year of Construction- twelfth to the eighteenth century.
Speciality- At every turn there is superb sculpture,magnificent architecture.
Name- Kedarnath Temple
Constructed by- Adi Shankaracharya
Year of Construction- over a thousand years old
Speciality-Lord Shiva manifested in the form of Jyotirlingam or the cosmic light.
Name- Dilwaara Temple
Constructed by- Vimal Shah
Year of Construction-1021 AD
Speciality- Its sculptures and beauty.