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==Pyramidal==
 
==Pyramidal==
 
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;Rasmancha
 
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==Towers==
 
==Towers==
 
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;Brihadeeswarar
 
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[[File:Brihadeeswarar.jpg|200px|Brihadeeswarar Temple at Paharpur]]
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;Lalji
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;Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman
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[[File:Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman.jpg|200px|Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman Temple at Nainativu, Sri Lanka]]
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;Nyatapola
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[[File:Nyatapola.jpg|200px|Nyatapola Temple, Tachupal Tole, at Bhaktapur, Nepal]]
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;Ramna Kali
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;Sri Muthumariamman
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[[File:Sri Muthumariamman.jpg|200px|Sri Muthumariamman Temple at Matale, Sri Lanka]]
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;Sri Shantadurga
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[[File:Shri Shantadurga.jpg|200px|Shri Shantadurga Temple at Kavelam Ponda, Goa, India]]
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;Sri Sri Kalika Maharani
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[[File:Sri Sri Kalika Maharani .jpg|200px|Sri Sri Kalika Maharani Temple at Bokaro, Jharkhand, India]]
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;Ulun Danu Beratan
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[[File:Ulun Danu Beratan.jpg|200px|Ulun Danu Beratan Temple at Bali, Indonesia]]
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;Vrindavan Chandrodaya
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[[File:Vrindavan Chandrodaya.jpg|200px|Vrindavan Chandrodaya Temple at Vrindavan, U.P., India]]
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==Caves==
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;Amarnath
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==Shivling==
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;Harihar Dham
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[[File:Harihar Dham.jpg|200px|Harihar Dham Temple at Giridih, Jharkhand, India]]
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;Kanchika Cherla
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[[File:Kanchika Cherla.jpg|200px|Kanchika Cherla Temple at Shivalayam of Paritala, A.P., India]]
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;Kotilingeshwara
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[[File:Kotilingeshwara.jpg|200px|Kotilingeshwara Temple at Kammasandra, Karnataka, India]]
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;Murugeshpalya
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[[File:Murugeshpalya.jpg|200px|Murugeshpalya Temple at Bangaluru, Karnataka, India]]
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;Shiva Ooty
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[[File:Shivalaya.jpg|200px|Shivalaya Temple at Ooty, Karnataka, India]]
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;Renukaji
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[[File:Renukaji.jpg|200px|Renukaji Temple at Renuka Ji, H.P., India]]
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;Sarveshwara Dhyana Nilayam[http://www.chinmayamission.com/where-we-are/temples-shrines-26/]
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[[File:Sarveshwara Dhyana Nilayam.jpg|200px|Sarveshwara Dhyana Nilayam Temple at Tamaraipakkam, Tamilnad, India]]
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;Trikoteswara Swami Kotappakonda
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[[File:Trikoteswara Swamy Kotappakonda Temple.jpg|200px|Trikoteswara Swamy Kotappakonda Temple at Kotappakonda, A.P., India]]
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;Varanasi
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[[File:Varanasi.jpg|200px|Varanasi Temple at Varanasi, U.P., India]]
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<br>
  
 
==Pagodas==
 
==Pagodas==
 
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;Ambalapuzha Srikrishna
 
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;Ananthapura Lake
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;Dhirdham
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[[File:Dhirdham.jpg|200px|Dhirdham Temple at Darjeeling, Sikkim, India]]
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;Ettumanoor Mahadeva
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;Guruvayur
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;Kaduthuruthi Mahadeva Thali
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;Maheshwaram Sri Shiva Parvathi
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[[File:Maheshwaram Sri Shiva Parvathi.jpg|200px|Maheshwaram Sri Shiva Parvathy Temple at Tamilnad, India]]
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;Mannarasala Nagaraja
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;Sri Parassinikadavu Muthappan
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==Domes==
 
==Domes==
 
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;Kalachand
 
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;Matrimandir
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;Radhagovindjiu
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;Radhamadhab
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;Shingardar Stupa
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==Circular==
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;Bairat
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;Chausath Yogini
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;Kopeshwar
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;Mitawali
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;Perumkulathoor Srikrishna Swami
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==Other Unique Designs==
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;Jharkhandi Dham
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[[File:Jharkhandi Dham.jpg|200px|Jharkhandi Dham Temple at Giridh, Jharkhand, India]]
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;Mother Besakih
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;Radhaswami Star
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[[File:Radhaswami Star.jpg|200px|Radhaswami Star Temple at Dinod, Haryana, India]]
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;Toda
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Temples]]
 
*[[Temples]]
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*[[Temples of Kerala]]
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*[[Temple of Vaikathappan]]
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*[[Hindu Temples in Europe]]
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*[[Temple Construction]]
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*[[List of UNESCO Hindu World Heritage Sites]]
  
 
[[Category: Temples]]
 
[[Category: Temples]]
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[[Category: Architecture and Engineering]]

Latest revision as of 00:24, 30 March 2020

By Himanshu Bhatt


Pyramidal

Rasmancha







Towers

Brihadeeswarar

Brihadeeswarar Temple at Paharpur


Lalji




Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman

Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman Temple at Nainativu, Sri Lanka


Nyatapola

Nyatapola Temple, Tachupal Tole, at Bhaktapur, Nepal


Ramna Kali




Sri Muthumariamman

Sri Muthumariamman Temple at Matale, Sri Lanka


Sri Shantadurga

Shri Shantadurga Temple at Kavelam Ponda, Goa, India


Sri Sri Kalika Maharani

Sri Sri Kalika Maharani Temple at Bokaro, Jharkhand, India


Ulun Danu Beratan

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple at Bali, Indonesia


Vrindavan Chandrodaya

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Temple at Vrindavan, U.P., India


Caves

Amarnath







Shivling

Harihar Dham

Harihar Dham Temple at Giridih, Jharkhand, India


Kanchika Cherla

Kanchika Cherla Temple at Shivalayam of Paritala, A.P., India


Kotilingeshwara

Kotilingeshwara Temple at Kammasandra, Karnataka, India


Murugeshpalya

Murugeshpalya Temple at Bangaluru, Karnataka, India


Shiva Ooty

Shivalaya Temple at Ooty, Karnataka, India


Renukaji

Renukaji Temple at Renuka Ji, H.P., India


Sarveshwara Dhyana Nilayam[1]

Sarveshwara Dhyana Nilayam Temple at Tamaraipakkam, Tamilnad, India


Trikoteswara Swami Kotappakonda

Trikoteswara Swamy Kotappakonda Temple at Kotappakonda, A.P., India


Varanasi

Varanasi Temple at Varanasi, U.P., India


Pagodas

Ambalapuzha Srikrishna




Ananthapura Lake




Dhirdham

Dhirdham Temple at Darjeeling, Sikkim, India


Ettumanoor Mahadeva




Guruvayur




Kaduthuruthi Mahadeva Thali




Maheshwaram Sri Shiva Parvathi

Maheshwaram Sri Shiva Parvathy Temple at Tamilnad, India


Mannarasala Nagaraja




Sri Parassinikadavu Muthappan




Domes

Kalachand




Matrimandir




Radhagovindjiu




Radhamadhab




Shingardar Stupa




Circular

Bairat




Chausath Yogini




Kopeshwar




Mitawali




Perumkulathoor Srikrishna Swami




Other Unique Designs

Jharkhandi Dham

Jharkhandi Dham Temple at Giridh, Jharkhand, India


Mother Besakih




Radhaswami Star

Radhaswami Star Temple at Dinod, Haryana, India


Toda




See also