Odisha Architecture

The temples at Orissa (ancient Kalinga) offer some of the finest examples of the Nagara style of temple architecture, which is distinct from the South Indian (Dravidian) style. A typical Orissan temple complex often includes a square sanctum sanctorum (deul), an...

Chalukyan Architecture

The Chalukyan rulers (c. 543-753 A.D.) constructed several stone temples at Aihole, which are mostly Hindu, with a few Jain temples. The Aihole temples display a variety of roof styles, from flat to slightly sloping, with some developing shikharas. A pillared assembly...

Chandela Architecture

The Chandelas of Khajuraho (Bundelkhand) were prolific temple builders during the 10th to 11th centuries A.D. Between 950 and 1050 CE, they built the Khajuraho temples, which are considered one of the world’s greatest artistic and architectural wonders. Each...
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